UNICAL Inaugurates New SUG
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Prof Zana Akpagu, recently performed the swearing-in of the newly elected members of the Students’ Union Government (SUG) of the institution.
The event took place at the New Senate Chamber in the university campus.
Speaking at the event, the VC, Prof Akpagu commended the outgoing executive members for their resilience in promoting the students’ welfare.
He advised the new union leaders to emulate their predecessors and always embrace dialogue if there is disagreement with the management.
The VC said the programmes of his administration were centered on students’ development and stressed that the management would continue to create conducive environment for learning.
In his reaction, the Chairman of the Calabar University Electoral Commission (CUECO), Dr Patrick Egaga, applauded the students for their maturity, saying the election that produced the incoming SUG leaders was rancor-free.
The newly elected student’s union executives are; Joseph Daniel (President), Nkpoikana Abasi (Vice President), Eugene Isong (General Secretary), Precious Ikunisi (Assistant General Secretary), Peace Ezenwa (Financial Secretary), Emmanuel Akpan (Director of Welfare), Sunday David (Director of Sports), Victor Iheanacho (Director of Social), and Michael Ikyar (Director of Information).
The high-point of the event was the oath-taking, which was administered by the school Legal Adviser, Mr Mannix Nyiam.