the name igbobi comes from the word kolanut groove,as this was the predominant inhabitant of where the institutions foundation
is based now. founded on the seond of february 1932 by a combination of the anglican and methodist church project, igbobi
college rose to become one of the best high schools nigeria has ever seen. producing some of the finest and most reputable
individuals in the country today.
students were transferred from the methodist boys high school and cms grammar school to make up the first set
of students at igbobi. and the first principal was rev. j.allen angus. other principals were
Principal (1932-1944) Rev. J. Allen Angus B.A. (now deceased), Expatriate from W.B.H.S.
Senior Tutor, Rev. N. O. A. Lahanmi, B.A. (now deceased)
Mr. L. O. Fadipe (now deceased)
Mr. A. Okubadejo (now deceased)
Mr. E. Bassey (now deceased)
Mr. A. B. Oyediran (now deceased)
Unfortunately, Reverend W. H. Waterton returned to England he would have been the first principal of igbobi.