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Setting outstanding records with unmatchable qualities, this is Professor Florence Banku Obi Biography entailing a lot you never knew about the academia.

Florence Banku Obi Biography

Professor Florence Banku Obi hails from Boki local government area in Cross River State. She began her academic career as an Assistant Lecturer at the Institute of Education, University of Calabar in March 1990 (30 years ago).

Two years after her appointment, with her utmost desire to foster a bold and innovative spirit in faculty teaching and academic excellence, she won a 6-months postgraduate scholarship to Jordan-Hill College of Education, Glasgow, Scotland, under the World University Service (WUS) World-Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) in a keenly contested interview for staff of the Institute of Education. 

On her return from the United kingdom, she was placed in charge of the WWF/NCF funded schools and Community Education Programmes. 

She subsequently facilitated the development of the degree programme in Environmental Education of the University, which has since resulted in the establishment of a full-fledged and flourishing Department of Environmental Education.

Professor Florence Banku Biography further entails how she rose through the ranks to become a Professor of Special Needs Education in 2007.

Florence Banku Obi Education  

As Dean, she pioneered the take-off of 22 affiliate programmes of the Federal College of Education, Obudu, Cross River State and the Federal College of Education, Kastina-Ala, Benue State to the faculty of Education of the University of Calabar. 

Professor Florence Banku Obi had also served as the Chairperson of University of Calabar International Demonstration School (formerly called University of Calabar International Secondary School) where she left lasting physical legacies to her credit.

Following her credibility, integrity and commitment to service, she was voted as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) by the University Senate. 

As DVC Academics, she was also a member of the University Governing Council, where she brought her wealth of experience to bear in the growth and development of the University.

Professor Florence Banku School Timeline

Below is some a list of her educational timeline from Primary school.

  • St Bridget’s Primary School, Ogep Osokom, Boki, Cross River State, F.S.LC. 1969

  • St Thomas’s Teachers Training College, Ogoja; Cross River State, T.C. 11 1983

  • University of Jos, Jos Nigeria; B.Ed(Hons) Special Education, 1988; M.Ed. Special Education, 1990

  • Jordan Hill College of Education, Glasgow-Scotland; PGCEE, 1993

  • University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria; Ph.D Psychology of Education, 2002

Florence Banku Obi Family 

As a mother of 4, she derived interest in helping the less privilege and giving to charity. 

She enjoys outdoor exercising and playing indoor games. She loves reading motivational books and listening to Christians music.

Professor Florence Banku Obi University Teaching Experience 

  • Assistant Lecturer 1990-1993

  • Lecturer 11 1993-1997

  • Lecturer 1 1997-200O1

  • Senior Lecturer 2001-2004

  • Visiting Lecturer, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana 2004-2005

  • Associate Professor 2004-2007

  • Professor 2007

  • Part time Professor in the University of Buea- Cameroon, 2012/2013 Academic Session

  • Exchange Professor, Masaryk University, Brmo Czech Republic April-May 2015


Florence Banku Obi Awards 

Professor Florence Banku Obi has served as a Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development and member of Cross River State Executive Council, 2007.

Professor Obi is a recipient of many Awards/Honours, including the Student Union Government, University of Calabar, “Award as the most student friendly Dean of the Faculty” in 2014. 

Florence Banku Obi Wikipedia  

In looking for this qualities for the revered position of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, the golden name of an academic AMAZON, Professor Florence Banku Obi, comes in place.

She has held several Administrative Positions/Responsibilities which includes;

  • Permanent Member of the Senate, University of Calabar since 2007,

  • Member, University Central Accreditation Committee,

  • University of Calabar, 2006-2008, Chairperson, 

  • Housing Loan Implementation Committee, University of Calabar, 2011-2015 among others.

Nationality 

Nigerian


State
Cross River State


Marital status 

Married


Florence Banku Obi NET WORTH

 NOT VERIFIED 


Florence Banku Obi Contact  

Finally on Florence Banku Obi biography, you can reach out via;

Emails: obibanku2000@yahoo.co.uk

fobi@unical.edu.ng

Cell Phone: +234(0)803 711 3266

 Source: Xycinews

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