Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Amos Amseri road.

Unwana City

Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Description

About Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic

Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana is located in Unwana city, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. The polytechnic was founded in 1981 and is owned by the federal government. It is named after Akanu Ibiam, the First Republic Governor of Eastern Region, Nigeria. Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic currently have five(5) faculties: School of Business Studies, School of Engineering Technology, School of Enviromental Studies, School of Industrial Technology, and School of Science and General Studies.

History of Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic

Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana (formerly The Federal Polytechnic, Unwana – Afikpo) was established by Decree No.33 of 1979.The Polytechnic effectively took off in November 1981 when the pioneer Rector late Engr. Dr. O. B. Epelle assumed duties at the temporary Office at Afikpo. Work then commenced on the rehabilitation of the Polytechnic’s temporary site at Okposi in Ohaozara Local Government Area of the then Imo State. At the same time, perimeter survey of the permanent site of the Institution at Unwana, in Afikpo Local Government Area commenced. On April 30, 1982, the Foundation Stone of the Polytechnic was laid at Unwana by the then Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Dr. Alex Ekwueme.


Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic is very safe. But visitors are advised to be cautious and not keep late hours as it cold be unsafe due to the recent kidnapping issues around.

Things To Do

Things to do and what to bring: Since this is a learning enviroment it's advisable to come with your reading materials and things necessary for use in school

Best Features

Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic want to develop skill for technological freedom

Best Time to Visit Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic

Most suitable time to visit the school is during school session. It looks more lively during that period.

Popular Events at Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic

Two of the most popular event which are always anticipated are Matriculation and Convocation which happens yearly.

Most Common Visitors

The most common visitors are student's friends and famliy

Why You Should Visit

Weather at Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic

Eboyin is located at the south east region of the country. This side of the country usually experience two kind of seasons which is the dry and rainy season. The dry season usually comes between the month of October up until April. While the rainy season come heavily from the month of May, June, July.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: how can I become a student here?
A: You must 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: It's an accredited federal polytechnic

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

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