Rt. Hon. Legor Idagbo Congratulates Newly Appointed Vice Chancellor Of University Calabar Prof. Florence Banku Obi, Says Her Appointment Is Historic.
The Member Representing Bekwarra/Obudu/Obanliku Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Legor Idagbo has congratulated Prof. Florence Banku Obi on her election and subsequent appointment as substantive Vice Chancellor of University of Calabar.
The Member of the House of Representatives said being the first female Vice Chancellor of the university in it’s 45 years history since establishment, the feat was not only historic but also outstanding.
He said having emerged first among more than 10 other candidates who vied for the position, was a testimony to her intelligence and academic prowess even as he was convinced of her managerial competence and exceptional leadership capacity.
Rt. Hon. Idagbo added that he wished Prof. Florence Banku Obi a great tenure as Vice Chancellor of University of Calabar and hoped that the university will benefit immensely from her wealth of experience and expansive network of contacts.
Prof. Obi is the 11th Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar and will take over from Prof. Zana Akpagu the outgoing Vice Chancellor. She has since received her appointment letter and is expected to resume as the Vice Chancellor of the university on 1st. December, 2020.
Rt. Hon. Legor Idagbo is the Chairman of the Committee on Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring in House of Representatives in Nigeria.