The approval of N2 Billion For the Establishment of Federal Polytechnic Shendam, Plateau State was contained in a letter dated 29th January, 2021 titled “Approval for the establishment of Federal Polytechnic Shendam, Plateau State” signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Engr. Sonny Echono and addressed to the Executive Governor of Plateau State, Gov. Simon Lalong.
The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alh. Muhammadu Buhari also approved a takeoff grant of N2 billion for the commencement of the Polytechnic.
The letter reads;