A Brief History of AOC
ADEOLA ODUTOLA COLLEGE PRIVATE, a co-educational secondary institution, the first Voluntary Agency Comprehensive High School in the former Western Region of Nigeria was officially opened on 28th February, 1964. It was formed from the merger of Olu-Iwa College and ljebu-Ode Secondary Commercial School both founded in 1948 and 1945 respectively. Adeola Odutola College is situated on a table land on the Adeola Odutola College Road in Ijebu-Ode.
With Government takeover of Schools in 1975, Chief (Dr.) Timothy Odutola, the Ogbeni Oja of Ijebu-Ode, the founder conceded the giant institution to the Ogun State Government free of charge.
Since then, the school had been citadel of learning to all interested girls and boys for a sound academic pursuit. The school had turned out good number of distinguished professionals, scholars and entrepreneur of high repute in all walks of life throughout the nooks and crannies of the nation.
In 2009, the Ogun State Government resolved to return the former privately owned institutions to their original owners. The dynasty of Chief (Dr.) Timothy Adeola Odutola embraced this opportunity to take back the school and bring to bear the founding fathers aura for academic excellence through the provision of adequate science laboratories facilities, low student-teacher ratio, attractive and conducive learning environment with highly qualified and diligent staff and high premium on Information Communication Technology (ICT).
On the return of the school, admission of students was allowed into J.S. 1 and S.S. 1 for 2010/2011 academic session. The school took off in the premises of the former Adeola Odutola Elementary School, which had been renovated and given necessary face lift. On the exit of the existing government students in the system, the school became a full fledge Private College, with achievable high educational standard through moral and ethical conducts.
The College is endowed with sound, highly qualified, disciplined, industrious and result oriented crop of staff with an experienced Guidance Counsellor. Ultimately, the school is ICT based.
Also, Adeola Odutola College Private is blessed with veteran scholars of high repute as the Board of Trustees and Board of Governors who are versatile professionals.