Academics from the Northern Senatorial Zone of Cross River state have commended the Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof Zana Akpagu for what they termed his pragmatic leadership style since assuming office three years ago.
The university lecturers said the VC has, within the time span of his administration, initiated and implemented all the projects contained in the university’s blue print.
The Academics outlined some of the Vice Chancellor’s achievements which are; the establishment of new faculties and departments, completion of some abandoned projects and execution of new projects such as the new medical center, the solar power projects, and the synergy evolved between the university community with nation states such as Russia, Korea and China.
The entire university community including the students congratulated the VC for facilitating and encouraging human capacity development and also described as unprecedented the harvests of academics in terms of promotion to higher ranks, as well as sponsorship to learned conferences.
The lecturers of the institution, while expressing satisfaction with Akpagu’s outstanding leadership, called on members of the university community to collaborate with the university administration to enable the VC translate his dreams and vision for the institution into reality.
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