The Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) is the premier University of Technology in Nigeria, established in October 1980.
To operate practical and result-oriented programmes and training geared towards transforming the nation's economy from consumer-oriented to production-oriented, with a sound technological base.
To become an internationally recognized science and technological university.
- ♦ Identification of technological problems and needs of the society and finding solutions to these, within the context of overall national development
- ♦ Provision and promotion of sound basic scientific training as a foundation for the development of technology and applied sciences, taking into account indigenous culture and the need to enhance national unity
- ♦ To act as an agent and catalyst for the effective and economic utilization, exploitation and conservation of the country's natural, economic and human resources, through training research and innovation.
FUTO has evolved as the national leader in manpower development in engineering, science and technology; Constituting the primary supply of skilled manpower to the industry.