UNICAL Gets Its First Female Vice-Chancellor

Prof. Florence Obi has been appointed as the 11th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar. 

The one-time deputy Vice-Chancellor of the institution emerged victorious over twelve others who were eminently qualified as well.

Chairman of the University Governing Council and the Pro-Chancellor, Senator Nkechi Nwaogu who made the announcement said the governing council was guided by the guidelines for the screening of a vice-chancellor as provided by the federal ministry of education and the screening exercise was transparent, free and fair to all participants.

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It was also gathered that Obi contested for the same position in 2015 but lost. She is expected to resume duty on December 1,  2020.