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Federal Polytechnic, Offa, established in 1992

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Offa is a city located in Kwara State, central Nigeria with a population of about 90,000 inhabitants. The vegetation in Offa is savanna vegetation and the town is noted for its weaving and dyeing trade, using vegetable dyes made from locally grown indigo and other plants. Offa is well known for cultivation of Sweet potatoes and maize which also formed part of the favourite staple foods of the indigenes in the town. Offa in one of her eulogy is being address as the home of sweet potatoes. Cattle, goats and sheep are also raised in the environs. The key religions practised in the town are:- Islam, Christianity and Traditional religions.

The ancient tradition for which the town is known is wrestling. Offa's rich history is comprehensively documented in a book written by James Bukoye Olafimihan an educationist and clergyman titled 'Iwe Itan Offa' , literally translated The Book of the History of Offa.

Offa is on the railway line from Lagos, the former capital of Nigeria, and Offa served as the railway terminus before the line was extended north to Kano and Nguru.

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2018/2019 SCREENING DATES FOR CANDIDATES WHO APPLIED FOR HND ADMISSION

 

This is to announce to all candidates who applied for HND admission into The Federal Polytechnic, Offa

that there will be screening exercise for all applicants in the Polytechnic Main Campus as scheduled below:

 

 

 

S/N

DATES

SCHOOLS

VENUE

1

3rd – 7th September, 2018

Applied Science and Technology

1000 Lecture Theatre

2

3rd – 7th September, 2018

Business and Management Studies

Lib. & Information Department

3

3rd – 7th  September, 2018

Communication and Information Technology

In their Departments

4

3rd – 7th  September, 2018

Engineering Technology

ND LR By NDIC Building

5

3rd – 7th  September, 2018

Environmental Studies

URP Building

 

Please note that any candidate who fails to participate in the screening exercise will not be considered for admission in the Polytechnic.

 

 

All Candidates are expected to come for screening with all original and photocopies of their

Certificates/Credentials.

 

Candidates are expected to submit Security form to the office of the Head of Security Unit before the screening date.

 

Screening interview commence by 9.00am each day.

 

 

SIGNED

ALH. ABDULHAMID O. RAJI

REGISTRAR