Professor Florence Obi of the Faculty of Education has emerged the first Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Cross River State. She emerged after a rigorous screening exercise involving 12 other candidates.
She will take over from Prof. Zana Akpagu, whose tenure ends on November 30, 2020.
The announcement of the new Vice-Chancellor was made by the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman Governing Council, UNICAL, Senator Nkechi Nwaogu. She congratulated her for emerging the first female Vice-Chancellor of the 45-year-old institution.