Dr. C.B. Iro-Idoro
Deputy Rector (Academics)
ND, HND ,PGD (Education), M.Sc.( Business Administration) MPP. (Personnel Psychology) , Ph.D (Applied Psychology)
The office of the Deputy Rector was established in the year 1988 but was initially called the Vice Rector’s Office until the nomenclature was changed to the Office of the Deputy Rector in the year 1995 until 2022. Towards the end of the year 2022, the office of the Deputy Rector was split into two at the commencement of the 6th Rector's Administration. Therefore, the office of Deputy Rector (Academics) came into existence in 2022 till date.
The Deputy Rector holds forth for the Rector whenever he is away, he/she represents him at occasions, and meetings, amongst others when he is unable to attend. He also performs some other duties that may be assigned to him by the Rector from time to time such as the resolution of staff matters on examinations and course outlines, ensuring that the campus is well secured, maintenance of peace on campus, publication of directory of courses, etc.
The office of the Deputy Rector is also charged with the responsibility of overseeing the Security Unit of the Polytechnic as well as the Horticulture Unit. The Horticulture unit is responsible for the landscaping and aesthetics of the campus, and the engagement of casual labours to maintain the fields.