By Ekemini Raymond
Joy, excitement and happiness were the order of the day today, when the former worldwide President of the National Association of Cross River State Students, NACRISS and the first female President, Comrade Agweye Philomina, led her entourage to honor the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration of the University of Calabar, Prof.Zana Akpagu in his office.
The visit according to Comrade Philomina, was necessary because she needed to felicitate with Prof. Akpagu on his new appointment, as the first Obudu illustrious son to reach such a climax position in the administration of the institution.
She was also optimistic that in no distant time, Prof. Akpagu will attain the apex of the leadership position in the university being one of the top candidates in the race for the Vice Chancellorship.
The former NACRISS President also added that Prof. Akpagu has been her role model from the onset, “because of his zealous and dedication in any responsibility given to him, as evidenced in his successful tenure as the former Commissioner of Education in the state.”
In his response, the DVC Administration of the University of Calabar, Prof. Zana Akpagu, applauded the former President of NACRISS for the honor done him, and prayed God to bless them all.
He further advised her to build on her leadership qualities, so as to catapult herself into the larger and circular politics, as the state and the nation at large needs women like her in leadership positions.
High point of the visit featured the presentation of an award, and a congratulatory plague to the DVC.
Accompanying her on the visit was included; Ochi Agbor, Blessing Okpachi, Orim Mathew, Akpeke Frank, and Edem Friday.
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