Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene
Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene (FGCIK) is a secondary school located in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom 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 (boys and girls) 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.
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- Mr Bryan R. Kimmitt (late)
- Mr J. T. Udofia (First Nigerian Principal)
- Mr Efekodo
- Mr S W Obot (Late)
- Prince O A Oyetola
- Mr Odume
- Lady I J Udoh (1996 - 2001)
- Dr M A Idienumah (2001 - 2010)
- Mrs C. J. Umamah (2010 - 2012)
- Mr S. A Odo (2012 - 2016)
- Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPNU), Ibeno (Upstream subsidiary of Exxonmobil corporation) - They donated and serviced a heavy-duty diesel generator that sustained the whole school from 1996.
- FGC Ikot Ekpene UK Alumni - They offer yearly prizes to the best JSS and SSS student.
- The UK Alumni also donated computers to the school in 2006.
- Ex-Student and President of the Akwa Ibom State branch of the Old Students' Association, Ubokutom Nyah (Class of 1980) donated the sum of =N=150,000 for the renovation of Niger House. He also made a donation of =N=100,000 to support sports development in the college.
- FGC Ikot Ekpene UK Alumni - Sinking a borehole well to provide water to the Boys' hostel (2008)
- In 2017, the 1992 set sank boreholes, bought water tanks and placed proper electrification all over the school premises.
Some of FGC Ikot Ekpene's most well-known alumni include:
- Rita Dominic - Nollywood Actress
- Senator Adawari Pepple - Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
- Hon Samuel Ikon - Member of the House of Representatives of Nigeria.
- Emmanuel "Mannie" Essien - Nigerian Radio Presenter, Voice Over Artist, Singer, Compere, and Former Actor.
- Abasiama Idaresit - Technology Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of Wild Fusion
- Mark Essien - Nigerian entrepreneur, Software Developer, Startup Investor, Founder and CEO of Hotels.ng
FGC Ikot Ekpene - Class of 2014
The alumni class of 2014 held a Get-to-Together Dinner Party in Uyo.
List of Alumni associations
- FGC IK United Kingdom Alumni
- FGC IK Alumni, Lagos - President: Ify Essien - Akpan
- FGC IK Alumni, Uyo
- FGC IK Alumni, Abuja and North
- FGC IK Alumni, Aba
- FGC IK Alumni, Onitsha
- FGC IK Alumni Portharcourt
FGC Ikot-Ekpene is the publisher of The GEM Magazine. The Editor-in-Chief is Iroegbu Udoka. Other members of the editorial board are Mrs. M.M Essiet, Mr E.O. George and Mr. N.T. Agu
- Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene Facebook Page
- Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene 1976 - 1981 Set
- Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene - Class of 1983
- Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene - Class of 1991
- Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene- Class of 1992
- Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene - Class of 2000
- Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene- Class of 2002
- Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene - Class of 2003
- Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene - Class of 2006
- Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene - Lagos Alumni
- Federal Government College Old student & Classmate Network Alumni Website 
- School location on WikiMapia
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