Professor of Schooling, Prof Florence Obi has emerged the eleventh Vice-Chancellor of the College of Calabar.
Prof Obi, defeated about 12 different contestants to emerge the primary feminine Vice-Chancellor of the 45-year-old establishment.
She succeeds Professor Zana Akpagu and is anticipated to imagine workplace on the first of December 2020.
Talking after the choice, the Chairman of the Governing Council of the establishment and Professional-Chancellor, Senator Nkechi Nwaogu mentioned the train was clear and adopted the rules laid by the Ministry of Schooling.
She mentioned Professor Obi’s emergence is a victory for the ladies and mentioned the tenth Governing Council expects her to construct on what the outgoing Vice-Chancellor had achieved.
“What we assured the college neighborhood is that we had been going to be clear, open, honest and simply.
“There’s a guideline from the Ministry of Schooling as to the right way to interview for the appointment and there are such a lot of parameters we needed to look into and that’s precisely what we did.
“What I count on from her is to take a look at what the outgoing Vice-Chancellor has achieved, governance is a continuum, begin from the place he has stopped and guarantee there may be integration even amongst all of the those who contested along with her”, Senator Nwaogu mentioned.
In her remarks, Professor Obi mentioned she provides all of the glory to God and promised to run an inclusive administration.
”I’m completely satisfied and return all of the glory to God.
“Simply acquired my appointment letter from the twelfth Council as Vice-Chancellor elect. The method was free and honest, and I promise to run an inclusive administration”, Professor Obi mentioned.