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UK varsity’s VC commends Anambra for devp



TRINITY University of Leeds, United Kingdom has commended Anambra State government for development strides it recorded in different sectors of the state economy.

  The commendation was conveyed by the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the university and Abatete in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State-born intellectual, Prof. Charles Egbu.

  He gave the commendation in a letter expressing gratitude to Gov. Willie Obiano for rejoicing with him over his latest appointment,

According to Egbu, it takes an achiever such as Gov. Obiano to identify with success.

  “I am pleased at the progress you and your government are making in Anambra State in what is a very challenging time. I am immensely and singularly honoured by the governor’s good wishes and kind remarks on my appointment as Vice-Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University, U.K. I understand the sense of duty that accompanies the position and I will do my utmost best in discharging my duties. I will avail myself, and indeed, will be greatly honoured to contribute, in any little way, if asked to do so, to the development of our state, Anambra, and our country, Nigeria,” Egbu said.

  He added that he was ready to contribute his own quota in developing the state when called upon, holding out his new appointment as a privileged position through which he would contribute in improving humanity through education, training and acquisition of requisite knowledge, skills and competencies.

  Prof Egbu therefore wished Gov. Obiano and his administration well in their discharge of their duties to ndi Anmabra at home and Diaspora.

  It will be recalled that Egbu is the first black person to have emerged as Vice Chancellor of Trinity University and indeed the entire United Kingdom. He will be taking over from Prof. Margaret House, who will step down after seven years at the end of October. But his appointment takes effect from November 1.

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