The Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin was established by his Excellency, the then Military Governor of Kwara State, Col. David Bamigboye. The decision to establish the Polytechnic was announced during the launching of the four Year Development plan in 1971.
The College eventually came into existence following the promulgation of Kwara State Edict no. 4 of 1972 (now overtaken by the edict no. 21 of 1984 edict No. 13 of 1987 and edict no. 7 of 1994) as a body empowered by statute "to provide for studies, training research and development of techniques in arts and language, applied sciences, engineering, management and commerce, education and well as in other spheres of learning". Read More >>
Senior Staff Promotion
The promotion which cut across the various institutes and departments of the Polytechnic was sequel to the consideration of the report of the Appointment and Promotion Committee (A&PC) by the council during its 159th Regular Meeting held on Wednesday, 26th August, 2009. Read More .
Crisis; Kwara Poly students exonerated
Kwara state polytechnic has dissociated the institution and its student from the may 25 crisis that took place at Elekoyangan, one of the village near the school.
In her welcome address, Dr. Margaret Kudirat Ladipo, Rector, Yaba College of Technology, hosting the council just two years into her tenure of office, recalled that the last time the institution, which is the cradle of higher education in Nigeria hosted the meeting was about 15 years ago. Read More .
Council chairman stresses importance of teachers, books
The chairman of the Governing council, Kwara State Polytechnic, Professor Sshehu Jjimoh, has stressed the importance of teacher and book to academic development.. Read More .