By Mary Bassey
Associate Professor Jacob Agba of the Faculty of Communication Technology, Department of Mass Communication, University of Cross River State has been promoted to a professor as he celebrates 22 years of marital journey.
At the 108th regular meeting held in the Calabar campus of the institution, sixteen lecturers also were promoted to the rank of Associate Professors, and eleven to the rank of Professors.
Professor Jacob Agba, a visually impaired erudite is the first indigenous Professor in the Department.
Lectures promoted to the rank of Associate Professor by the Vice Chancellor of the University – Prof. Augustine Angba include; Dr. H. A. Ibekwe, Dr. I. B. Okey, Dr. O. A. Agba, Dr. N. Ettah, Dr. E. Ogban, Dr. H. E. Etta, Dr. L. E. Etim, Dr. F. Akubuenyi, Dr. S. Adah, Dr. N. Nkomo, Engr. Dr. R. Antigha, Dr. E. Eloma, Dr. H. Ojating, Dr. S. Ushie, Dr. A. Adebisi, and Dr. P. A. Neji.
Others elevated to the rank of Professor are Prof. O. O. Kuye, Prof. T. O. Ojikpong, Prof. I. George, Prof. C. I. Inah, Prof. F. U. Udey, Prof. S-M Okey, Prof. G. Afebende, Prof. S. Ewah, Prof. E. Ndifon, Prof. J. U. Agba, Arc. (Prof.) A. Obia.
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