HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE COLLEGE
The Federal Ministry of Education established Federal Technical College, Otukpo, now renamed Federal Science and Technical College Otukpo, among eight other Federal Technical Colleges in 1989. Engr. P.E Igoh was appointed and posted as Principal at the temporary site of the college on April 1, 1990. He headed the college for eleven (11) years and left on transfer in February, 2001.
Deacon B.O. Akingbesote (JP) took over the mantle of leadership of the College and served for two (2) years and eight months. He left on transfer in November, 2003.
Elder Israel T. Oluyomi assumed duty as Principal in November, 2003 and left in January 2006.
He was succeeded by another principal, Mr. C.E.C Okenyi who assumed office in January, 2006 and retired in November 2009.
Between November and December 2009, the college was headed by an Acting Principal, Mrs.B. Adu who was the Vice Principal (Admin.). She left on transfer in January 2010.
Within the same January 2010, Mr. M. O. Chime assumed duty as the Principal of the college and left on transfer in July, 2014.
Mrs Gunkat R. (Mrs.) took over mantle of leadership as first female Principal of FSTC, Oukpo in 31 July, 2014 to date.
Excellence in Skills Training, Academics and Morals
1. Science and technology
The Pride of a nation
Federal Science and
For self reliance
That is our goal
Help us, oh Lord
2. Great God of Heaven
Please, stay beside us
Grant us success
In our lives
For self sustenance
That is our desire
So, help us, Lord.