BRIEF HISTORY OF THE COLLEGE 

Government Technical College, Ikotun is one of the five (5) Technical Colleges in Lagos State.

ESTABLISHMENT

It was established in September 1985 by the Ministry of Education. The purpose is to produce qualified and competency skills Craftsmen, Artisans and Technicians for the economic development and growth of Lagos State in particular and Nigeria in general.

LOCATION

The College is located at Ikotun along Idimu Road in Ikotun –Igando Local Council Development Area. It was initially designed as Vocational Centre but later rose to the status of a full-fledged Technical College in September 1989.

OCCUPATIONAL TRADES

The College, at the moment, has twelve (12) occupational trades which are as follows:

Engineering trades

  1. Computer Craft Studies
  2. Electrical Installation and Maintenance Works
  3. Mechanical Engineering Craft
  4. Motor Vehicle Mechanic
  5. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Works
  6. Welding and Fabrication

Construction trades

  1. Block laying and Concreting
  2. Furniture Craft
  3. Plumbing and Pipe-fitting

Miscellaneous trades

  1. Graphic Arts
  2. Ladies Garment making

Business/Accounting.

  1. Accounting

The College Principals from inception to date are as follows:

Name                                             Date

  1. Ajao, G.O                          –              1985- 1992
  2. Okusaga, I.A (Late)        –              1992-1999
  3. Badejoko, F.T 1999        –              2012
  4. Ekundayo, K. A 2012     –              2014
  5. Adaramola, S. O 2015    –              Till Date

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS OF THE COLLEGE

1.) Mr. Adaramola, S.O  

Mr. Adaramola, S.O

Mr. Adaramola, S.O

  • Principal
  • B.Sc TECH (Electrical Installation),
  • F. T. C, T.T.C, P.T.I

2.) Mrs. Badru, L. O

  • Vice Principal (Administration)
  • B.Sc. Ed (Electrical / Electronics)

3.) Mr. Popoola, T.O

  • Vice Principal (Industry)
  •  B.Sc TECH

4.) Mrs. Bajulaye, C.O

  • Vice Principal (Academics)
  • SC. Ed (Mathematics)

5.) Mr. Adekunle, B.M

  • Vice Principal (Special Duties)
  • B.SC (Ed) Building TECH.

STAFF STRENGTH

Staff strength: –  As at now the total staff strength is One Hundred And Twelve (112)  that is, teaching staff eight-five (85) and non-teaching staff twenty-seven (27)

STUDENTS POPULATION

Students population: – The current student’s population is as follows.

S/N TRADE YEAR  
YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3
1 ENGINEERING
Electrical Installation 123 92 58
Motor Vehicle Mechanics 80 55 27
R & A 39 27 15
Fabrication & Welding 20 42 17
Mechanical Engineering Craft 81 55 33
Computer Craft 78 60 22
2 CONSTRUCTION
Block laying 60 33 19
Furniture Craft 33 27 20
Plumbing & Pipe fitting 43 27 08
3 MISCELLANEOUS
Garment Making 113 66 34
Graphic Art 63 34 24
Business  Studies 19
TOTAL:- 744 517 277
GRAND TOTAL:- 1,538

COMPUTER CRAFT STUDENTS HAVING A PRACTICAL SESSION

ELECTRICAL STUDENTS HAVING A PRACTICAL SESSION

 

 

FURNITURE MAKING STUDENTS

Achievement: –G.T.C. Ikotun was rated the most outstanding College for the year 2015/2016 Academic Session.

Engr. Olawunmi Gasper presenting the award to Mr. Adaramola, S.O. Principal Government Technical College, Ikotun

PARTNERSHIP

The college has partnered with the under listed companies

Skipper Engineering Academy

The Academy was launched on Wednesday 26th November 2014 by the former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN)

DETAILS OF PARTNERS

S/N NAME OF PARTNER BENEFIT
1 Skipper Academy Training Centre
2 Multi York Furniture, Ikotun Industrial Training
3 Albert –Furniture  Ikotun Industrial Training
4 U.T.C. Aluminium Industry Ikeja Industrial Training
5 HICmzin – Carwash Idimu Industrial Training
6 International Uniforms Egbeda Industrial Training
7 Iron Product Industry Ikotun Industrial Training
8 Smartwears  Ikotun Industrial Training
9 Bedmate Furniture Nig. Ltd,Opebi Industrial Training
10 Tata African Services Nig. Ltd. Industrial Training
11 Doyin Investment Nig. Ltd Industrial Training
12 Toyota Moto Vehicle Industry Industrial Training
13 Automedics Agidingbin Industrial Training
14 Road truckers Nig.Ltd Industrial Training
15 UTAL Building Products Ltd-Obasa Industrial Training
16 Coscaris Motor 3 Different vehicle  Engine (Land Rover,BMW, and 2 gear box

Also through a partnership with skipper Academy, the College has been able to train 20 students from G.T.C. Adosoba and 20 students from G.T.C, Ikotun respectively and we hope to do more with the support from the Board.

EMPLOYMENT

It is worthy to state that the College serves as a recruitment base for the following industries for their workforce.

  1. Flour Mills of Nigeria PLC.
  2. Dangote Academy
  3. Oshogbo Steel Rolling Mill Oshogbo
  4. Nigeria Bottling Company PLC (Coca cola) Ikeja
  5. Ikeja Electricity Board

Academics:-  In the area of academics, the College results have been on the track of improvement from year to year and the College will rest on its oars until the pinnacle of success has been attained.

Parents’ Form:-  The parents’ Forum has been assisting the College. Last year the Tech 2 parents gave the school one hundred (100) tables and chairs for students’ usage and 10 tables for the use of staff. The forum also helped in the purchase of twenty (20) magnetic board which has enhance effective teaching and learning outcomes. Repairs and tiling of students and staff toilets. Repairs of damaged roof in Automobile section.

NASFAT: – The body also gave the College, 25 tables and chairs for students usage.  All these were produced by the Furniture Section of the College.

CHALLENGES: – The  College is facing a lot of challenges for which it requires assistance

  1. There is a need for a block of 12 classrooms to accommodate the present student’s population.
  2. Enough furniture are needed for both teachers and students
  3. Laboratories are completely in shamble and need to be put in place to enhance proper teaching and learning.
  4. The College has no sick bay for the students’ health care.
  5. Though the workshops are well painted, modern equipment should be put in place to cope with the current technical challenges in our country.
  6. Above all, the College needed adequate funding especially in the area of consumables materials

Technical College is a practically oriented institution, there must be fund always to get the day –to- day needs so as to achieve the goals of the College.

 

MR.ADARAMOLA, S.O.

PRINCIPAL.