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HISTORY OF THE COLLEGE
Federal Government Girls' College Sagamu is one the Unity School established in 1978 with the aim of fostering National unity. Hence the Motto “PRO UNITATE”
The College started at the temporary site Ilaro on January, 20th 1978 under the leadership of Mrs. A. A Ayoola the pioneer Principal and since moved to its permanent site in Sagamu at the end of the 1981 academic session.
It is interesting that two of the pioneer non-teaching staff in person of Mr and Mrs Lasisi are still serving the school today.
These include 2 blocks of hostel and three classrooms for student use. There was an administrative block consisting of Principal’s office, the Registry , the Account Department, the Store and the Dining Hall
PRESENT LOCATION OF THE SCHOOL
The College is situated along iperu road about half a kilometer from Sagamu /Iperu road junction off Sagamu/Benin Expressing Way.
Since the inception of the school in1978, it ran courses leading to latest West African School Certificate with the directive of the Federal Government as stipulated in the National Policy on Education.
Federal Government Girls' College Sagamu is wholly owned by Federal Government of Nigeria and operated by the Federal Ministry of Education , the college is for day students and boarders with over 1000 students from the seventh Grade to Year 12.
There are approximately 95 % in the Boarding House . Boarding has been an integral part of the School’s life as all girls can be accommodated by the College.
As one of the 104-member of the Federal Unity Colleges (FUCs) , our college participates in a range of academic, sporting and cultural competitions along with other long-standing schools, and has a proud history dating back to its establishment in 1978. The School is founded on a philosophy of Unity , courage, faith, integrity, passion and respect , with the School motto Pro Unitate, born to fly Upwards, inspiring the students to achieve their personal best in all endeavours