The University of Calabar has appointed Dr. Joseph Ekpang of the Department of Theatre and Communication Arts as the Chairman of the Media/Community Relations Committee of the institution.
The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Zane Akpagu in a release, said the committee would be saddled with the responsibility of drawing up a media/public relations framework for the institution. It will also draw up a road map and interface with host communities geared towards enhanced cordial relationship and co-existence.
“It will partner with the public relations unit to ensure actualisation of the university’s public relations goals. It will also amplify the efforts of the public relations unit and ensure a wide media coverage and publicity of the vice-chancellor and university’s activities. It will act as administrators/editors of the University of Calabar website, as well as perform any other function that may be assigned to you by the vice- chancellor.”
Other members of the committee are: Prof. Maurice Asylum, Mr. Gabriel Egbeyemi, Dr. R. C Oporto, Mrs. Amah Ejims, Mr. Ekopimoh Utah and Mr. Eye Efficiently as the Secretary. The board has since been inaugurated.