Federal Government College Enugu

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Federal Government College Enugu
Motto in English
For unity
Administrative staff
about 200
Studentsabout 3,000
ColoursRed and white
Sporting affiliations
Fedcol games

The Federal Government College Enugu (FGCE), popularly known as Fedi, is a secondary or high school in Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria. The school was created by the Nigerian government in 1973 as one of the federally funded "Unity schools" to bring together students from regions across Nigeria. The school has facilities for both boarding and day students. Students range from Junior Secondary One (JS1) through Senior Secondary Three (SS3). Students must complete the Federal Common Entrance Exams in order to apply for attendance. There are approximately 3,000 students in attendance.

The school is situated on a large campus in independence layout, an upscale residential area in the heart of Enugu, the capital city of Enugu State. Mr IC Adigwe and Mr SN Abia were some of the leaders who were past principals of this school.

Notable alumni[edit]

The secondary school has produced a number of prominent alumni, including former governors of Kaduna State and Cross River State, Bennet Ifeakandu Omalu, a Nigerian-American physician, forensic pathologist, and neuropathologist who was the first to discover and publish findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in American football players while working at the Allegheny County Coroner's Office in Pittsburgh, ministers, captains of industry, and a number of other highly placed individuals in society.

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