About Abia State Polytechnic

About Abia State Polytechnic

Abia State Polytechnic Aba is owned by the Abia State Government. The edict establishing Abia State Polytechnic Aba stated in section 8 of the 1994 edict that Abia State Polytechnic should be established in Aba to provide studies, training, research and development of techniques in the applied arts and sciences, technology, management, commerce and other fields of learning to students.

Abia State Polytechnic is located in the heart of Aba in what used to be Girls Technical College (GTC) along Aba-Owerri road, Aba. It is composed of different Schools or Faculties such as the School of Science and Industrial Technology, School of Engineering Technology, School of Environmental Technology, School of Business and Management Technology etc. The colours of the institution are yellow and dark red.

Dr L. C. Odinuko was the founding Rector while Mr E. S. Edeh was the first Registrar of the institution. The National Diploma Programme started in 1994/1995 academic year and the Higher National Diploma was introduced in 1999/2000 Session.

Mission and Vision


To strengthen the fabrics of the existing traditional administrative organs of the institution through a disposition of accountability, transparency, probity and prudence in fiscal conduct, system discipline derived from staff commitment to duty which will guarantee a congenial atmosphere to promote teaching and learning, capacity building and intellectual harvest that will enhance the national and international reputation and ranking of our Institution

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To establish a responsive leadership that will expand the academic base of the institution through promotion of entrepreneur studies that will equip our graduates with the requisite skills and competencies fit for effective contribution to the 21st century activities of the globe and enthrone Excellence in academic activities emphasizing competitiveness and healthy rivalry amongst students and staff on national and international platforms in areas of Research, Publications and exhibitions.


Abia State Polytechnic environment gives the perfect ambience to research scholars willing to share their practical knowledge with the world, in particular, those in the academic field.We are always open to recruit persons with reputable academic background and visible practical projects to support research and innovative thesis.

There are also positions for non-academic staff who are willing to bridge the gap between academic jargons of the classroom and the administration of a scholarly environment.

Annually, students on industrial attachments are engaged within the school to apply their knowledge in real-life scenarios and learn up to speed working ethics.

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So, whether you are a student looking for a place of industrial attachment, a scholar with a passion for efficiency in administration or a scholar willing to share academic knowledge; then you have come to the right place, feel free to contact us for available positions through our email below

Aba-Owerri Road Aba, Abia State

8.00 AM – 5:00 PM
(+234) 705 144 1913

School Anthem

Abia State Polytechnic, Song

This is Abia State Polytechnic
I hail the vision of her creation
Abia, land of our dream
I hail the vision of her creation

We seek excellence in technology
we ‘re here to build a new nation
To seek, to create, to market for our land
Products of choice quality.

This is Abia State Polytechnic
I hail the vision of her creation
Abia, land of our dream
We hail the vision of her creation.

Science, technology, humanities;
we blend in service to mankind
we strive in honour to serve our nation
And give our land prosperity

This is Abia State Polytechnic…