The federal government has approved the set up of a
polytechnic at Essien Udim LGA Akwa Ibom state.
This was made known by the State Governor Godswill
According to him, the federal government has also
approved N1billion as a take-off grant for the new
The polytechnic which will be called Federal
Polytechnic, Ukana will commence academic activities
Meanwhile, the state government is going to
rehabilitate the existing Independence High School in
Ukana as a temporary site for the polytechnic.
Prof. Balama Joseph Mbomanu , Mr. Chrysanctus
Asuka, Sunday A. Okpo, Dr. Emem Udofia will serve as
the first Rector, Registrar, Bursar, and Librarian