The Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, has been renamed after late Prince Abubakar Audu. It is now to be known as Abubakar Audu Polytechnic, Lokoja.
This followed the resolution of the Kogi State Executive Council at its valedictory meeting held in Lokoja yesterday.
The state commissioner for Information, Hajiya Zainab Suleiman Okino, disclosed this while briefing news men at the end of the EXCO meeting.
According to her, the decision is in recognition of the monumental contribution of the late former Governor to the development of the state.
Prince Audu, who was the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 27 governorship election in the state died before the result of the election was announced.
He was a two-time executive governor of the state.
Incidentalyl, Audu was the one who built the state polytechnic during his first tenure as executive governor of the state in 1991.