Prof. Florence Obi, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar and Chairman of the Senate, has announced the appointment of two female deputy vice-chancellors of the institution.
The announcement is contained in a release signed on Monday in Calabar by the Registrar of the institution, Mr Gabriel Egbe.
The two DVCs are Prof. Angela Oyo-Ita, who was re-appointed for a second term as a DVC Academic, and Prof. Grace Eno, who was newly appointed as the DVC Administration.
Egbe said that the appointments were ratified by Senate members at the 231st meeting.
“The VC lauded the former DVC Administration, Prof. Michael Okom and Oyo-Ita, for the good working relationship and their supportive stance for her administration.
“The VC described them as God-chosen for helping her to stabilise at the early stage of her administration.
“The new DVC Administration, who accepted her appointment with joy, said her appointment was a divine providence.
“While speaking to members of the Senate, she assured them and the VC of her loyalty and determination to work for the best interest of the management and the institution,” Egbe said.
He also said that the former DVC Administration had been appointed as the Director of Alumni Relations of the university.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports that UNICAL is a public university situated in Calabar, Cross River State. It is one of Nigeria’s second generation federal universities.
The University of Calabar was a campus of the University of Nigeria until 1975. The architecture was designed by John Elliott. It was established by decree to fulfill this traditional mandate, its motto “Knowledge for Service”.
The University of Calabar was one of the foremost Nigerian Universities to automate students’ registration processes through the College Portal, and has taken a step further to automate its alumni relations which includes an online transcript request and processing first of its kind in the country.