The Rector is the Chief Academic and Administrative Officer of the Institution. The Rector is responsible to the Council and to the Honourable Minister of Education in the absence of a Council. He has power to exercise general authority over the Staff and is responsible for the discipline in the Polytechnic. The Rector, Dr. Dayo Hephzibah OLADEBEYE, an alumnus of the Polytechnic, graduated with distinctions in ND (1983) and HND (1986). He joined the services of the Polytechnic on the faculties of his department of Mechanical Engineering in December, 1987 and rose through the ranks to become a Chief Lecturer, effective from 1st January, 2007. Among his academic and professional qualifications and honours are; ND, HND (Mech.), Ado; PGD, M.Eng. (Mech.), Enugu; MBA, Ph.D, (Akure); FNSE; M.NIMechE; FNIEM; FHRD; FCAI; FIPMD; FIOGRHS; FOSHA; FIMC; COREN Regd. Engr.