Unical ex-student, Prof. Ochefu donates 120 books to alma-mater

Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Chairman of Aboki Publishers and Vice Chancellor of Kwarafa University, Wukari.

Chairman of Aboki Publishers, one of Nigeria's leading publishing firm, Prof. Yakaubu Aboki Ochefu has donated 120 books valued at N250,000 to the University of Calabar, Unical.

Ochefu, a Professor of Economic History is the current Vice Chancellor of Kwarafa University, Wukari, Taraba state and a 1982 graduate of History from Unical.

Managing Editor of Aboki Publisher, Dickson Banke, in a letter dated 25th January, 2019 and addressed to the Vice Chancellor of Unical, Prof. Zana Akpagu described Prof. Ochefu as "an excellent ambassador" of Unical who has contributed immensely to the dissemination of knowledge within and outside Nigeria.

Banke said the company under the able Chairmanship of Prof. Ochefu deemed it necessary to donate the books which is to serve as their corporate social responsibility to boost learning in the institution.

Aboki Publishers, established by Prof. Ochefu in 1996 is a leading academic publishing firm based in Makrudi, Benue State. It is currently ranked as one of the largest academic publishing firms in the country.

Reacting to the gesture, Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Akpagu lauded Prof. Ochefu, Board and staff of Aboki Publishers for the gesture.

While charging other alumni of the university to also strive to contribute their quota to the development of the institution, he said that the books will be utilized maximally by both students and staff for teaching and learning.
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