The Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has approved the appointment of Mr. Joseph Odum as Acting Bursar of the institution.

According to a statement signed by Mr. Gabriel Egbe, the Registrar of the university, Odum takes over from Mrs Atim Mensah.

It added that the appointment, which takes effect from June 22, is for a period of three months.

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It explained that until his appointment, Odum was the Director of Budget, Planning and Control in the university.

Egbe further stated that Odum would be responsible to the Vice Chancellor for the day-to-day administration and control of the university’s finances in line with the relevant sections of the first schedule of the Act establishing the institution. (NAN)