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Boki, Obudu Council of Chiefs to honour Akpagu, Wife

File picture of Prof. Zana Akpagu and wife, Chief Mrs. Winnie Akpagu during a civic reception organized in their honour.

Baring a last minute change, Obudu and Boki local government Paramount Rulers and their Council of Chiefs are set to organize a civil ceremony in honour of the University of Calabar Vice Chancellor, Prof. Zana Akpagu and his wife, Chief (Mrs) Winnie Akpagu.

Prof. Akpagu and wife according to separate letters sighted by our reporter are to be conferred with prestigious Chieftaincy titles by council of Chiefs of the two local governments.

The Boki council of Chiefs in collaboration with Boki community in Unical have set aside, December 8, 2018 for a civic ceremony for the conferment of Chieftaincy titles on the VC and his wife.

An invitation obtained by our reporter reads "The Paramount Ruler of Boki and his Council of Chiefs in collaboration with Boki Community, University of Calabar cordially invites you to a civic ceremony for the conferment of Chieftain titles on the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Zana I. Akpagu and his wife, Winnie Akpagu".

The event will take place on Saturday, December 8 at Government Secondary School, Wula, Boki.

The invitation was jointly endorsed by Chairmen of Planning Committee and Media/Publicity Subcommittee, Prof. Bette Enu and Dr. Joseph Ekpang.

Also, Ugbe Akomaye Moses, Secretary of Obudu Traditional Rulers Council in a letter informing the VC of his nomination said that he would be hosted by the Obudu traditional rulers council on Saturday, 5th of January, 2019.

He added that the VC will be conferred with the prestigious Unwa Ushie of Obudu Chieftaincy title.

Ugbe said in the letter that the honour which is one of it kind in the history of Obudu was in recognition of Prof. Akpagu's enormous achievements since assuming office as the first Vice Chancellor of the University from the northern part of the state.

The honour would be coming barely few days after Akpagu, the 10th and first alumnus VC of Unical clocked three years in office.
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