Founded in 2013, the Gboko Polytechnic, Gboko has provided qualitative and research-oriented education to Nigerians and all those who have entered its domain in search of knowledge. At its inception, the Polytechnic was empowered to produce a professional workforce that would steer the political, social and economic development of a newly independent country.
The Polytechnic is being built on a legacy of academic excellence
Gboko Polytechnic is institution with distinction and exceptional qualities
Location: Its is located on Captain Dawnes Road that begins from Bristow Roundabout to Yandev Junction, just opposite CCG secondary school with pleasant surroundings.
Gboko Polytechnic is an APPROVED and FULLY LICENSED higher institution by the Federal Ministry of Education and National Board for Technical Education (NBTE); vastly promoted by Elder Benjamin H. Achiatar (Ph.D), who has manifested interest in Tertiary Education and is himself a holder of Doctorate Degree in Accounting and Finance. He has extensive experience in financial management at the highest level in both the private and public sectors and is a lecturer in the polytechnic.The Polytechnic has strong support for Professor Bem Angwe, a distinguished Nigerian and learned professor who is one of the founders.
The Rector is Engr. Samuel Iyornumbe Tar, a renowned Engineer best known for his immense contribution to the growth of Benue Cement Company (BCC), Gboko on an administrative and technical level. He is ably assisted by Mrs Esther M. Iorliam; an experienced educationist as the Registrar as well as Engr. Fanen Abagu as the Principal Academic Registrar (PAR). Our lecturers and technologists are very well experienced and qualified professionals while our laboratories and workshops are fully equipped all to produce highly skilled graduates. The students are also given entrepreneurial training to aid in future self employment where necessary.