Edo State Institute of Technology and Management
(formally Edo State Polytechnic), came into existence with a bill signed into law by His Excellency the executive Governor of Edo State, Chief (Dr.) Lucky Nosakhare Igbinedion on 19/12/02. The idea to set up the school was to correct:
The change in the name of the institute was to meet NBTE requirements ratio of 70% - 30% technology to management courses.The aim of the institution as stated in the law are as follows:
The Institute is located in Usen Town, Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State. It occupies the primises of former Elawure Grammar School. The Land area is about 3 Square milers or 4.8 square kilometers.