The Rector, Delta State polytechnic Ogwashi-uku, professor Stella Chiemeke has said that the institution is conscientiously founded to provide access to world class education. She made the remarks in a chat with newsmen in her office at Ogwashi-uku.
Professor Chiemeke said Ogwashi-uku polytechnic is currently ranked among the top three higher institutions in Delta state, emerging 8th best among Nigeria polytechnics and 102nd position among all higher institutions Nigeria, including Universities. She said the achievement of emerging 8th best in the current ranking of the polytechnics by the Webometrics is a huge success, considering the fact that in July 2019, when the institution was first ranked and emerged at a distant of 232nd position among all Nigeria institutions available on Webometrics.
She said the great achievement calls for pomp and pageantry and ceremonial splendor, because according to her, it was the most recent success of the several successive successes in which the institution has become synonymous with. The Rector said the achievement of the institution with regards to the Webometrics ranking could be seen as a function of the vision of Delta state Government in providing world class education to Nigerians through access to modern education facilities and high caliber manpower.
The academic boss said the institution’s management is fully committed to the vision of delivering world class polytechnic education to Nigerians at a minimal cost, adding that the focus no doubt underscores the need for the polytechnic to be among the very best, not just in Africa but the world at large. Professor chiemeke said it is sequel to the focus of making the polytechnic a world class polytechnic that the institution is richly equipped with modern scientific teaching equipment`s and facilities, saying that the institution boast of an advanced learning environment.