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Principal welcome address

It is with great pleasure and pride that I extend a warm welcome to you all to the official website of Federal Government Girls’ College, Potiskum. As the Principal of this esteemed institution, it is an honor to address you through this digital platform, which serves as a window into the vibrant and transformative world that our college embodies.

At FGGC Potiskum, we are dedicated to providing an exceptional educational experience that empowers our students to reach their fullest potential. Our college has a rich legacy of academic excellence, instilling in our students a thirst for knowledge, critical thinking, and a passion for lifelong learning. We believe in nurturing not only intellectual development but also holistic growth, encompassing character-building, leadership skills, and moral values.

Our college prides itself on its dedicated and highly qualified faculty who are committed to inspiring and guiding our students on their educational journey. We offer a diverse and comprehensive curriculum that encompasses the sciences, humanities, arts, and vocational training, ensuring that our students are well-equipped for the challenges of the modern world.

Beyond academics, FGGC Potiskum provides a supportive and inclusive environment that promotes creativity, cultural exchange, and extracurricular pursuits. We encourage our students to explore their talents, participate in sports, clubs, and societies, and engage in community service, fostering a well-rounded and socially responsible mindset.

This website serves as a vital communication tool, keeping you updated on the latest news, events, and achievements of our college. It is designed to provide easy access to information about our academic programs, admissions, facilities, and the various resources available to our students. We aim to create a virtual space that reflects the vibrant spirit of FGGC Potiskum and facilitates effective engagement between the college, students, parents, and the wider community.

I extend my gratitude to all the stakeholders who have contributed to the development and success of FGGC Potiskum. To our esteemed parents, thank you for entrusting us with the education and well-being of your daughters. To our dedicated staff, thank you for your unwavering commitment to nurturing young minds. And most importantly, to our incredible students, I encourage you to make the most of your time at FGGC Potiskum, embrace opportunities, and strive for excellence in all that you do.

Together, let us continue to build a brighter future for our students and our nation. I invite you to explore our website, connect with us, and embark on an enriching journey with FGGC Potiskum.


Warm regards.



Principal, Federal Government Girls’ College, Potiskum

The journey

Our History

The history of Federal Government Girls’ College, Potiskum (FGGC Potiskum) dates back to its establishment in 1978. The college was founded with the aim of providing quality education for girls in Potiskum, Yobe State, Nigeria.

FGGC Potiskum was established as part of the Federal Government’s efforts to promote education and empower young girls across the country. The college started as a secondary school, offering education at the senior secondary level.

Over the years, FGGC Potiskum has grown and evolved, expanding its facilities, curriculum, and academic offerings. The college has consistently upheld high standards of academic excellence and has become a respected institution in the region.

FGGC Potiskum has played a significant role in educating and empowering generations of young girls from diverse backgrounds. The college has not only focused on academic development but has also emphasized character-building, leadership skills, and moral values, preparing its students to be responsible and well-rounded individuals.

Throughout its history, FGGC Potiskum has remained committed to creating a nurturing and inclusive environment for its students. The college encourages participation in extracurricular activities, clubs, and societies, fostering creativity, cultural exchange, and personal growth.

FGGC Potiskum has produced numerous accomplished individuals who have gone on to excel in various fields, making positive contributions to society and the nation at large. The college’s alumni serve as ambassadors, reflecting the values and quality education instilled in them during their time at FGGC Potiskum.

Today, FGGC Potiskum continues to thrive as an institution of excellence, providing a supportive and transformative educational experience for girls. It remains dedicated to its mission of empowering young girls through education and shaping the leaders of tomorrow.

Mission & Vision

Our mission and vision


Our Vision

"Educating future female leaders of high integrity and dignity"

Our Mission

Our Mission

* To give education par excellence to the girl-child. * To mould the moral life of girls. * To promote unity in diversity.

College Anthem

COLLEGE ANTHEM Federal Government Girls' College, Potiskum my Alma mater, you laid the foundation of my education and career, and a molder of my moral life, I hope you high, with great regards I promise, i will not let you down, i will keep your tradition, to be honest and loyal, hard working and obidient, and to keep your dignity, God help me. Amen!

Code of conducts

Mr. Hassan Musa

Vice Principal (Administration)

Mr Adamu A. Kidah

Vice Principal (Academic I)

Mr Bala Mohammed

Vice Principal (Academics II)

Mr. Zainab Adamu Yahaya

Vice Principal (Students Affairs))