Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene

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FGC Ikot-Ekpene
Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene.jpg
MottoPro Unitate
TypeGovernment Funded
Established1973
Undergraduates5,000+
Postgraduates6,000+
Location, ,
ColorsBlue
NicknameIbiakpan

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.

Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene has very strong alumni associations in the United Kingdom, United States of America and Nigeria with the Lagos chapter being the most active alumni association.

Houses[edit]

House Name Composition Named after Founded Colours
Benue Coed River Benue 1973 Yellow
Gongola Coed Gongola River 1980 Purple
Niger Coed River Niger 1973 Green
Rima Coed Rima River 1980 Pink
Ogun Coed Ogun River 1980 Blue
Cross Coed Cross River 1976 Red

Past Principals[edit]

  • 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)

Benefactors[edit]

  • 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.

Notable alumni[edit]

Some of FGC Ikot Ekpene's most well-known alumni include:

FGC Ikot Ekpene - Class of 2014[edit]

The alumni class of 2014 held a Get-to-Together Dinner Party in Uyo.

List of Alumni associations[edit]

Publications[edit]

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

External links[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2017-07-31.