4th MAY 2023

By Happiness Ifiok/ VON/ CONVERSEER

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Bayero, has been installed as the 6th Chancellor of the University of Calabar, UNICAL, following his appointment by the Federal Government.

The Emir was installed on Thursday during an event held at the institution’s International Conference Centre.

Performing the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Florence Obi, described the Emir of Kano as a “gentleman full of humility and honour”.

The ceremony was attended by the governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and top government officials from Kano State, the Obong of Calabar, His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu the Sixth, and other top ranking traditional rulers across Nigeria.

Others present at the event included the deputy governor-elect of Cross River State, Peter Odey, State legislators, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the university, General Martin Luther Agwai, the former Minister of Culture and Tourism, Edem Duke and top management of the institution.

Speaking shortly after being installed as the 6th Chancellor of UNICAL, the Emir of Kano expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari, for finding him worthy.

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