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Unical VC Prof. Florence Obi Celebrates Her Birthday With Stunning Pictures (pic by nyiamfrank: 8:58am On Sep 19, 2021
PROF. FLORENCE BANKU OBI BIRTHDAY
Professor (Mrs) Florence banku obi was born on the 19th of September.

ACADEMIC TIMELINE
St Bridget’s Primary School, Ogep Osokom, Boki, Cross River State, F.S.LC. 1969
St Thomas’s Teachers Training College, Ogoja; Cross River State, T.C. 11 1983
University of Jos, Jos Nigeria; B.Ed(Hons) Special Education, 1988; M.Ed. Special Education, 1990
Jordan Hill College of Education, Glasgow-Scotland; PGCEE, 1993
University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria; Ph.D Psychology of Education, 2002

ACADEMIC CAREER
Biography of Prof. Florence obi first female Vice Chancellor of Unical
She began her academic career as an Assistant Lecturer at the Institute of Education, University of Calabar in March 1990 (30 years ago).
Two years after her appointment, with her utmost desire to foster a bold and innovative spirit in faculty teaching and academic excellence, she won a 6-months postgraduate scholarship to Jordan-Hill College of Education, Glasgow, Scotland, under the World University Service (WUS) World-Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) in a keenly contested interview for staff of the Institute of Education.
On her return from the United kingdom, she was placed in charge of the WWF/NCF funded schools and Community Education Programmes.
She subsequently facilitated the development of the degree programme in Environmental Education of the University, which has since resulted in the establishment of a full-fledged and flourishing Department of Environmental Education.
Professor Florence Banku obi later rose to become a Professor of Special Needs Education in 2007.

POSITIONS HELD
Permanent Member of the Senate, University of Calabar since 2007.
Member, University Central Accreditation Committee, University of Calabar, 2006-2008.
Chairperson, Housing Loan Implementation Committee, University of Calabar, 2011-2015.
As Dean, she pioneered the take-off of 22 affiliate programmes of the Federal College of Education, Obudu, Cross River State and the Federal College of Education, Kastina-Ala, Benue State to the faculty of Education of the University of Calabar.
Professor Florence Banku Obi had also served as the Chairperson of University of Calabar International Demonstration School (formerly called University of Calabar International Secondary School) where she left lasting physical legacies to her credit.
Following her credibility, integrity and commitment to service, she was voted as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) by the University Senate.
As DVC Academics, she was also a member of the University Governing Council, where she brought her wealth of experience to bear in the growth and development of the University.
Professor Florence served as honourable commissioner, ministry of women affairs and social development and member of cross River State executive council in 2007.

AWARDS
Professor Obi is a recipient of many Awards/Honours, including the Student Union Government, University of Calabar, “Award as the most student friendly Dean of the Faculty” in 2014.

Re: Unical VC Prof. Florence Obi Celebrates Her Birthday With Stunning Pictures (pic by nyiamfrank: 8:59am On Sep 19, 2021
Happy birthday my principal
Re: Unical VC Prof. Florence Obi Celebrates Her Birthday With Stunning Pictures (pic by Nobody: 9:00am On Sep 19, 2021
Beautiful and accomplished woman of substance. HBD llnp
Re: Unical VC Prof. Florence Obi Celebrates Her Birthday With Stunning Pictures (pic by JaneYave(f): 9:05am On Sep 19, 2021
HBD Ma. These are they kind of ladies I draw my motivation from. Hope others will see that being an academician or anything else doesn't necessarily mean you neglect looking good.
Re: Unical VC Prof. Florence Obi Celebrates Her Birthday With Stunning Pictures (pic by Xscape1993(m): 9:11am On Sep 19, 2021
Happy blessed birthday ma. More divine years ahead.
Re: Unical VC Prof. Florence Obi Celebrates Her Birthday With Stunning Pictures (pic by Kobicove(m): 10:30am On Sep 19, 2021
Happy Birthday Madam VC!

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