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Florence Obi Emerges as First Female VC of UNICAL

Professor Florence Banbu Obi of the Faculty of Education in the University of Calabar (UNICAL) emerged as the first female Vice-Chancellor of the University.

It was reported that, out of 13 aspirants, Obi had clinched the position on Thursday, September 10 after hours of meeting by the governing council of the Institution.

Prior to her recent appointment, she was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) Academics. She was also a member of the University Governing Council before being appointed as the first female and 11th Vice-Chancellor of the University after 45 years since the Institution was established.

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