Florence Obi Takes Over As The 11th Vice Chancellor Of The University Of Calabar

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Prof. Florence Obi, today, December 1st assumed office as the 11th Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, following the expiration of the former Vice Chancellor, Prof. Zana Itunbe Akpagu, the first alumnus, who was the 10th  VC of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) on November 30, 2020.

Prof. Obi is referred to as the Amazon of Academic Excellence, is the first female VC of UNICAL, 45 years since inception.

Obi was elected as the new VC of UNICAL on the 10th of September, 2020 and is expected to steer the  affairs of the institution for 5 years; from December 1, 2020 to November 30, 2025.

Some dignitaries at the investiture of Prof. Florence Banku Obi include but not limited to:

1. Pro-Chancellor of UNICAL, Sen. Nkechi Nwaogu.
2. H.E. Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River State and Wife, Mrs. Onari Duke
3. Deputy Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ivara Esu and Wife, Mrs. Omotunde Ivara Esu
4. High Chief Asuquo Ekpenyong
5. Newly elected VC of CRUTECH, Prof. Austine Angba.

6. Senator Florence Ita-Giwa
7. Minister of State for Power, Prince Goddy Jedy-Agba
8. Former VC of CRUTECH and Federal University Lafia, Prof. Eka Braide
9. Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V
10. Paramount Rulers of Calabar South, Municipality and Bakassi

11. Former VC of UNICAL, Prof. Kevin Etta
12. Newly elected VC of UNIUYO, Prof. Nyaudoh Ukpabio Ndaeyo
13. VC of UNIBEN
14. VC of UNILAG

16. Captain of industries
17. Service Chiefs
18. University Dons, among many others.



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