The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday announced the relocation of the state polytechnic Umuagwo, to Ehime Mbano Local Government Area.
The Governor revealed this in a statement released through his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo.
He stated that the relocation came as a result of the elevation of the polytechnic to Imo State University of Agriculture and Environmental Science by the National Universities Commission.
In the statement he further stated that the polytechnic will have campuses at the site of Ahiara Polytechnic, Ahiara; and another campus at the site of the Imo State University of Medical Sciences pending their recognition by the NUC.
“Following the establishment of Imo State University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences on the premises of the Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, with campus at Aboh/Ngor Okpala, the Imo State Polytechnic is hereby relocated to Ehime Mbano with a campus at the site of Ahiara Polytechnic, Ahiara; and another campus at the site of the Imo State University of Medical Sciences, pending their recognition.”
“The Imo State Polytechnic campus, Orlu, is named Bishop Shanahan Polytechnic, Orlu, with a campus at the site of Mbonu Ojike Polytechnic, Arondizuogu.”