Kogi State Polytechnic, Daura road.

Along Lokoja-Okene Road,Lokoja, Nigeria

Kogi State Polytechnic Description

About Kogi State Polytechnic

Kogi State Polytechnic is a Nigerian tertiary institution located in Kogi, North-Central Nigeria. It currently has seven schools which are: School of Management and Science Studies, School of Applied Science, School of Art and Design, School of Engineering, School of Environmental Technology, School of General Studies and School of Preliminary Studies.

History of Kogi State Polytechnic

Kogi State Polytechnic was established in 1993, and is located in Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria. It is owned and operated by Kogi State. As of 2007 it was accredited by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) to give certificates in Art and printing, Business, Engineering, Finance and Science Computing at the National Diploma and Higher National Diploma levels.


Kogi State Polytechnic is relatively safe but visitors are warned about the ragging kidnapping and robbery incident happening around the state hence all visitors are advised from late hours.

Things To Do

Kogi State Polytechnic is a learning institute. What you're expected to bring along are your reading and writing materials to help with your school academics.

Best Features

To establish an institution where theory is blended with practice through imparting knowledge, which will culminate in shaping the individual and society.

Best Time to Visit Kogi State Polytechnic

Kogi State Polytechnic is best visited during when it's in session as it's when the school is lively and alive.

Popular Events at Kogi State Polytechnic

Convocation and Matriculation is an yearly event that is held for both incoming and outgoing students. Matriculation is one of the popular events in school for freshers because that's when they get to wear and snap long living memory pictures and the get to celebrate their been in school. Likewise, Convocation is one of a popular event in school where final year students final get their certificates and their is an award for the best graduating student.

Most Common Visitors

Most common visitors at Kogi State Polytechnic are the student's and lecturer's friends and family. Also, researchers to visits.

Why You Should Visit

Very dedicated lecturers, and timely completion of courses.

Weather at Kogi State Polytechnic

Kogi State Polytechnic is located in the North-Central part of Nigeria. This region has just two season which is the dry and rainy season.The rainy season comes from the month of May till early August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. Usually, between the month of December and February Harmattan come along and it's usually very cold especially at night so it's advisable to go with warm clothing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: how can I become a student here?
A: To become a student, you must pass through the 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 seven faculties available.

Q: Is this polytechnic accredited?
A: Yes, Kogi State Polytechnic is accredited.

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

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Along Lokoja-Okene Road,Lokoja, Nigeria

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