Welcome to Federal Polytechic Daura

History of Federal Polytechic  Daura:

The Federal Polytechnic Daura, Katsina State (Establishment) Act, 2019, establishes the Polytechnic (FEDPOLYDAURA)  to provide full and part-time courses of instruction in different fields of studies. The primary objective of the Polytechnic is to provide skill-based and practice-oriented training for self employment as well as to produce middle and high level technical manpower for both public and private sectors of the economy.

The Federal Polytechnic Daura came into being on a motion raised by late Senator Mustapha Bukar Madawakin Daura in the Green Chamber. Unfortunately, the late Senator could not live to see the motion passed as Law. His colleagues, determined to actualize his dreams, promised to pass the motion as Law during the valedictory session in his honour. Senator Ahmad Babba Kaita made sure that the bill was signed into Law on 5th July 2019 by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Federal Polytechnic, Daura contextualizes its philosophy, vision, mission and core values on its motto, which is “Knowledge that Inspires individuals to skills and Entrepreneurial Development”.  It hopes to operate a polytechnic curriculum based on the functional education concept.  The focus is to change the orientation and mindset of students towards functional knowledge, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Vision, Mission & Values


To be a model institution renowned for training competitive and morally upright, middle and higher level manpower in technology, applied science and commerce management”.


To create a learning space where innovation and highly functional education and training would produce competitive and morally upright manpower that will contribute to the socio-economic development of the society.

Core Values

Core values are the major principles that will guide the conduct and practices   of all the staff and students of the Polytechnic. These are:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Creativity and Competitiveness
  • Morality and Sound Character
  • Patience and Sacrifice
  • Team Work
  • Commitment and Dedication to Duty
  • Accountability and Transparency
  • Social Responsibility
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship



The objectives of the Polytechnic are as enshrined in the Law establishing it. These include, but not limited to:

  • Provide full-time or part-time courses of instructions and training to produce competent middle and high level manpower (a)  in technology, applied science commerce and management; and  (b) in such other fields of applied learning relevant to the needs of the development of Nigeria in the areas of industrial and agricultural production and distribution and for research in the   development and adaptation of techniques as the Council may determine
  • Promote relevant skills acquisition for self-reliance and innovation in order to reduce unemployment among youth.
  • Promote through teaching, research and other means, the advancement of knowledge and its practical application to the needs of the community and Nigeria at large.
  • Provide specific and targeted vocational skills necessary for agricultural and industrial development of Nigeria
  • Award Diploma and Certificates relating to such fields of learning to students who are qualified for such award.
  • Link up with the industry to provide competent and relevant manpower that will enhance the competitiveness of the Nigerian Economy.
  • Train people who can apply knowledge to find solutions to personal and societal  problems


The Polytechnic, as per the Federal Polytechnic (Amendment) Act, 2019, should have the following functions:

  • To provide a course of study in both academic and professional fields.
  • To establish a department and such other units of planning, research and Consultancy Services.
  • Erect, provide, equip, maintain libraries, laboratories, lecture halls, halls of residence, Dining halls, sport fields and other buildings and facilities as may be required.
  • Provide for the residence, recreation and welfare of members of staff
  • Institute and award fellowship, scholarship, prizes and other titles, aids and gifts for the advancement of its programs.
  • Demand and receive from any student or any other person attending the Polytechnic for the purpose of instructions such fees as the Council may from time to time determine.
  • Upon terms and conditions approved by the visitor; to borrow money, invest its funds or dispose of any of its assets.
  • Print or publish works or sale books or undertake such services as may be deemed consistent with the function of the Polytechnic.
  • Do all other acts and things as may be incidental or conducive to its functions