FGC Ikot Ekpene 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.
Federal Government College is a co-educational day and boarding, basic and post basic institution owned by the Federal Ministry of Education. The College over the years has been in the forefront of academic excellence within the geographical region and across Nigeria as a whole. An outstanding performance in various Educational, Social and Sporting activities cannot be farfetched. This is as a result of an enabling learning and sporting environment existing in the school, with the existence of modern features such as; a Standard library, School media/ICT laboratory, Multipurpose hall, Tuck shops, Standard Football pitch, Badminton, Volley ball court, and Lawn tennis facility. A good and secured housing plan in form of dormitories/hostels is in place to accommodate the boarding students, under the supervision of caring and experienced house masters and mistresses.
Our History is therefore incomplete without our past Principals and vice principals of the school up to date. Making our graduates continually being distinguished through the benchmark they make in different sectors and strata of the economy within and outside the country; including careers in business, engineering, law, medicine, arts, and the media.