Professor Obi Takes Over As 11th UNICAL VC

In Breaking News, Education, Reports

By CrossRiverWatch Admin

Professor Florence Obi has assumed office as the 11th Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Calabar.

Professor Obi emerged VC elect on September 10, 2020 beating 12 other contestants.

A professor of special needs education, She is the first female VC of the institution since its establishment 45 years ago.

“Following your success at the interview conducted on Thursday, 10th September, 2020, the Governing Council of the University of Calabar, deriving its authority from the Universities Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment Act 2003), has approved your appointment as Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar. This appointment which takes effect from 1st December 2020, is for a five (5) year term,” read her appointment letter signed by the Registrar and Secretary to Council, Amb. Gabriel Egbe.

Former Cross River Governor, Donald Duke, his wife, traditional rulers and VCs of several Universities were present at her investiture as VC.

Her predecessor, Professor Zana Akpagu was the first alumni of the varsity to become VC and bowed out yesterday.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On Today

You may also read!

UNICAL Security Arrest Two Thieves, Recover Items

By News Agency of Nigeria The security operative in the University of Calabar has arrested two thieves who stole


Recurring Boundary Disputes In Cross River: Issues And Perspective (Part 1)

Hello, and welcome to Episode 3 of X-Raying The River on CrossRiverWatch TV. My name is Jonathan Abang Ugbal.


CRUTECH Resumes Today, Gets New DVCs And Media Team

By Jonathan Ugbal The Cross River University of Technology has commenced academic activities after about 300 days of lull


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now