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UNICAL VC reiterates commitment to welfare of students

By Georges Odok
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Professor Florence Obi, reaffirmed her commitment to the well-being of students through her administration.

Obi gave the assurance when the Institution’s men’s football team paid him a courtesy call at the University council chamber on Wednesday in Calabar.

She assured the team of management’s support for their participation in the annual football competition for higher education institutions in Nigeria.

The competition is labeled “Higher Institutions Football League” (HIFL).

The vice-chancellor urged the team not to let go of their quest for glory, saying; “It is a great sacrifice to be of service to the university.

“Thank you for combining your studies with sacrificial and free service at the university,” she said.

The VC congratulated the team on being the defending champions of the competition; even as she urged them to do their best to defend the trophy by bringing home another.

Obi instructed the team to continue to be the best by working as a team and not to be intimidated by other teams.

“Pay attention to each other, stay focused, represent the university well,” she said.

Earlier, sports director Dr Blessing Anam said the purpose of the visit was to brief the VC on the team’s readiness to face all comers in the next annual tournament.

The headmistress also said the team, who are in good spirits, were there to get her maternal blessings.

The highlight of the event was the ceremony to hand over the trophy won in 2019 to the Vice-Chancellor. (NAN)

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