Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture
Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture
Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture
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About Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture

Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture, Yandev is a tertiary educational institution in Yandev near Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria. it has five faculties; School of Agricultural Management and Vocational Studies, School of Agricultural Production and Engineering Technology, School of Animal Technology, School of Basic Sciences and Foundation Studies, and School of Forestry and Fisheries Technology. The polytechnic also offers post-graduate studies.



History of Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture

The college dates back to 1926 when the British government established a farm training center at Yandev, then in Tiv province of the Northern Region. In 1973 the Benue State government upgraded the center to a school of Agriculture in 1973, with an initial enrollment of 23 students. In 1983 the Department of Agriculture of the Murtala College of Arts, Science and Technology, Makurdi was merged with the school. In April 1991 school was renamed the Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture, Yandev after Dr. James Akperan Orshi, the late monarch of Tiv. The college now has over 2,000 students on a campus that covers 231 hectares.



Safety

Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture is relatively safe. But due too the impact of insurgency over the past years, it 's advisable to avoid late hours and rowdy gatherings.


Things To Do

Materials necessary for you to bring includes your reading and writing materials.


Best Features

Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture delivers a quality programme of agricultural training through effective management of political, social and economic environment.



Best Time to Visit Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture

It's best if it's during the visting hours


Popular Events at Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture

Convocation and Matriculation which happens yearly.


Most Common Visitors

Friends and family. And some times researchers


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Weather at Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture

Located at the north central part of the country. It can get very cold during the rainy season of the year which comes between the month of May, June and July which is when the rain is at it peak. The dry season comes between the month of October through April.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: how can I become a student here?
A: To be a student, you'll be required to pass Universal Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) orgainsed by JAMB and must have at least five credits in relevant SSCE/GCE 'O' level subjects.

Q: How many faculties or departments are available here?
A: There are five faculties available

Q: Is this polytechnic accredited?
A: Yes it's accredited.

Q: Are there hostels at this polytechnic?
A: Yes there are hostel facilities.


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