The Department of Science Technology, formerly Science Laboratory Technology (initially refer to as Applied Sciences) is one of the pioneer departments established at the inception of the polytechnic in 1992. The department began its academic activities with twelve (12) Academic Staff, while, Twenty-one (21) students were admitted for National Diploma (ND) programme in Science Laboratory Technology during the 1992/93 session. The initial accreditation was granted by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) in 1994/95 session while resource approval to mount Higher National Diploma (HND) courses in three options i.e. Chemistry/Biochemistry, Physics with Electronics and Biology/Microbiology was given in 1995/96 Academic session. The full accreditation was granted the following year.