The Polyconsult and Industrial Services Limited was established in 1994 first as Industrial Services Centre, and was later incorporated under the Company and Allied Matters Act 1990. The Unit was established to serve as the commercial arm of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, and to perform the underlisted functions:
(a) Establish link between the Polytechnic and the Industry;
(b) Market Polytechnic’s products and expertise by way of consultancy, production and fabrication, and mounting of short courses, seminars, workshops and related services;
(c) Undertake commercial ventures;
(d) Provide additional source of revenue for the Polytechnic;
(e) Provide opportunity for staff and students to put theory into practice, thereby acquiring experience in practical problem solving which could be transferred to teaching and curriculum development; and
All the above mandates are being achieved through our various ventures namely: Commercial and Consultancy Services Unit, Certificate/Computer Unit, Bookshop Unit, Guest House (Accommodation Demonstration Centre), Water Factory, Security and Cleaning Unit, Polytechnic Bakery and Bindery Unit of Library are being managed by Polyconsult and Industrial Services Limited. Work is on-going on the FEPIL Oil and Gas.
The services rendered by these units include business centre services, sales of books and stationeries, accommodation and feeding of guests, production and sales of satchet and table water, bread, binding of projects and providing security and cleaning services.