The National Diploma (ND) in Agricultural Technology Programme is the pioneer accredited department in Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Nigeria. In its over twenty years of existence, it has witnessed several re-approvals by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). The next one is expected in late year 2020.
The Department offer ND in Agric. Tech. The department has produced outstanding diplomates. The department has both commercial, Teaching and Research Farm with qualified lecturers, instructors and technicians.
Presently, the department can boast of units with various facilities and equipments including Laboratories, animal production (Livestock, Micro livestock, Piggery, Poultry and Fishery), Crop Production (Arable, Some Tree crops, and Meteorological station), Agric extension studio and departmental library.
Presently, the department is blessed with units comprising various facilities and equipments such as: Audio Visual Studio, Drawing room, Laboratories, animal production (Poultry Piggery, Rabbitary, Goatry and Fishery), Crop Production (Arable, Some Tree crops, and Meteorological Weather station), and a departmental library.
To be a leading model, in the advancement and application of technical and socio-economic efficiency, towards the attainment of self-sufficiency, global competitiveness and sustainability of the agricultural enterprises.
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT FOR ADMISSION INTO NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY.
Five O’ level credit passes in SSCE or its equivalent examination which must include
Agricultural Science/Biology and any one of the followings in not more than 2 sittings: Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Geography, Technical drawing, Food & Nutrition as well as Animal Husbandry/Fisheries.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY
After graduation diplomates (Agricultural Technicians)are to:
ORGANIZATIONS WHERE THERE ARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:
All tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Agriculture) in Nigeria.
EMAKPOR ERAKPOYOVWIKE LUCKY
Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro.
P.M.B, 05, Ozoro
Tel: 08060983864, 08056481275 & 09052448901
Emakpor E. Lucky is a soil Scientist. His interest covers large area of Soil and Crop Management. He studies for his first and second degrees at the University of Calabar and the Delta State University, Abraka, where he obtained B. Agric (Soil Science) and M.Sc (Soil Science) respectively.
He joined the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Nigeria in year 2000. He is currently, the HoD, Department of Agricultural Technology.
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Managing Soil and Crop for food and environmental security.
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