The Vice-Chancellor of The University Of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi has charged the staff of the institution to brace up for a hectic workload ahead of the commencement of the second-semester session to make up for the loss of time as a result of the prolonged strike action by
Prof Florence Obi gave the charge while addressing the University Community during a Solemn Assembly held at the institution’s International Conference Centre.She said due to the prolonged strike action, academic activities for the
current session will be hectic even as she assured of her administration’s readiness to make up for the loss of time.
The University helmsman used the occasion to announce that the current academic calendar of the institution is out. In her words, “The university calendar is out courtesy of the senate. We have a very active senate. I want to commend the senate for tirelessly working to ensure things are put in place before resumption ” While welcoming freshmen to the institution, she advised them to make
use of the registration portal even as she charged them to shun all social vices and know their primary objective of being in the university.
This came as she appreciated the officiating ministers at the Solemn assembly for always interceding on behalf of the university, urging them not to relent in praying for the institution, adding that, unical has benefited immensely from God’s divine Favour.
In a homily tagged “Praise ye the Lord”, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Administration, Prof. Micheal Okom said members of the University Community should always put God at the forefront of their endeavours,
saying they should have every reason to praise God, even as he underscored the importance of praises in their lives.
Prof. Okom urged staff to desist from the lifestyle of complaints, and murmuring and remain conscious of what God is doing, irrespective of their challenges.
He charged staff to imbibe the lifestyle of praise as praising God gives us victory, adding that, enemies cannot dwell where praise thrives.
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University of Calabar