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BRIEF HISTORY OF HAFEDPOLY

The Polytechnic came into being in December 1991, the year Jigawa State was created by the Federal Government of Nigeria to provide opportunities for educational advancement of its citizens.

The Polytechnic was named Jigawa State Polytechnic by edict No. 1 of December 1991 with four colleges spread across the state as follows:

College of Engineering & Technology, and the Central Administration at Kazaure.

College of Business and Management Studies at Dutse.

College of Islamic and Legal Studies at Ringim.

College of Agriculture at Hadejia.

Below is the list of people that served as Rectors from the inception of the Polytechnic according to succession:

SNO

RECTOR

FROM

TO

1 Hajia Rabi Ishaq (Pioneer Rector) Jan, 1992 Feb. 1994
2 Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar April 1994 Nov 1999
3 Dr. Mas'ud Adamu Kazaure Dec. 1999 Oct. 2010
4 Dr. Maikudi Nuhu (Acting Capacity) 2010 2011
5 Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Matazu 2011 2015
6 Hajiya Gaji Bello Hussain 2015 2016
7 Arch. Shamsuddeen Salisu Danbatta 2016 To date