History was made Friday in the university of Calabar community with the emergence of Prof. Florence, Banku Obi as the first female Vice Chancellor of the institution.
After a keenly contested election with about 13 professors mostly male, Prof. Obi cruse to victory having scored 84 point as announced by Amb. Gabriel. O. Egbe, Registrar of the university.
The triumphant advent of the Colossus as VC has ended the drought of women in piloting the affairs of this fountain of knowledge 45 after years after it existence.
Prof. Florence Obi, a two times Dean of the faculty of Education, one time Head of department, an astute academia, is greeted in many quarters as a well priced asset for the university of Calabar as she will bring to bear her wealth of experience in navigating the institution to an eldorado of academic excellence.