Prof. Akpagu is UNICAL New Vice Chancellor

The Governing Council of the University of
Calabar has announced Professor Zana Itiunbe
Akpagu , the current Deputy Vice Chancellor
(Administration) as the new and 10th Vice
Chancellor of the institution.


Professor Akpagu who is the second Vice
Chancellor to emerge from the Faculty of Arts
after the shortlived tenure of Professor Solomon
Unoh in 1995 will take over from Prof James
Epoke whose tenure ends on November 30, 2015.
Making the announcement at the Council
Chamber of the Institution, the Prochancellor and
Chairman of Governing Council, Chief (Dr)
Emmanuel Iwuanyawu disclosed that Prof
Akpagu polled an average score of 74{8ae8c24ce74896ced30bee61486d21e5e3d5ef709488a1076500d8a8ad4d4175} to win
what he described as a ” Close Contest “.
He said that eight candidates who were duly
screened participated in the Interview Selection
exercise which has been described as one of the
fairest since the inception of the institution and
commended Council for maintaining decorum,
integrity and high standard throughout the entire

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