University of Calabar notable alumni are widely known personalities in Nigeria and Africa. They all had different carrier way, but what remains in common that they all graduated from UNICAL. We’ll talk today about top five most recognisable alumni and see what are they famous for.
Top 5 University of Calabar notable alumni
Ini Edo is one of the most recognisable and well-known music artists in Nigeria. In the early 2000s, she began her career in cinema, and it was in this industry that she achieved phenomenal success. Her first film was released in 2003 and was called "Thick Madam".
During one of the castings, the producer noticed her and since then she has fully revealed her talent as an actress. Another fame came to the actress during her participation in the World Apart in 2004. At the moment, Ini Edo managed to star in more than 100 movie pictures and is among the top best actresses in Africa.
John James Akpan Udo-Edehe
John James Akpan Udo-Edehe is a prominent politician in Nigeria. Initially, his career developed in such a way that he was elected to the position of senator for the Aqua Ibom district in 1999. He received his post from the time of the fourth Nigerian Republic when he was promoted to the Northeastern District.
Also in 2010, John James Akpan Udo-Edehe launched a campaign for nomination as a candidate of the PDP, and after the success of this campaign announced his candidacy for the post of governor of Aqua Ibom State.
Stephanie Okereke Linus
Stephanie Okereke Linus is one of the most famous actresses and filmmakers in Nigeria and Africa in general. Stephanie Okereke Linus, also repeatedly tried herself as a director and model. Over the years of her career, she received an incredible recognition from the public and professionals of the film industry, and also won a beauty contest in Nigeria in 2002.
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Among her most famous awards as an actress are: the winner of the category Best Actress in 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010, as well as numerous awards in the category of Best Supporting Actress and the Audience Award. On the actress's account, there is also a significant government award - Member of the Order of the Federal Republic.
Godswill Obot Akpabio
Godswill Obot Akpabio is a well-known and talented lawyer and politician of Nigeria. Also, Godswill Obot Akpabio holds the position of Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. It is noteworthy that it was with the advent of the governor's inauguration in Aqua Ibom State from 2007-2015 that Godswill Obot Akpabio begins his essential state reform.
Over the years the governor Godswill Obot Akpabio carries out a large-scale transformation and introduces a variety of political programs, which in no small extent played a significant role in improving not only economic indicators but also the level of living of the population. For the outstanding performance of reforms, which were held by Godswill Obot Akpabio called "Uncommon Transformation", he was awarded national recognition and has received national status "The Uncommon Transformer."
Reuben Abati is a journalist, columnist and a special assistant to the president of Goodluck Jonathan. Reuben Abati began his career as a columnist for the world-famous newspaper The Guardian and was also a member of its editorial board as chairman.
Reuben Abati - graduated from the University of Calabar by studying at the faculty of theatrical art. At the end of the school, he was awarded the prize in the nomination of the best graduate. In 2011, Reuben Abati received the position of an authorised adviser on advertising, public relations and mass communication of the president.
After several years as a civil servant, Reuben Abati again decides to continue his journalistic career. He again begins to write in the newspaper The Guardian and soon changes his job as the publicist for the newspaper ThisDay.
The University of Calabar (abbreviated UNICAL) is a public higher education institution in Nigeria. The University began its active work in 1975. The main building of the university is located in Calabar. The University of Calabar is one of the top 20 universities in Nigeria.
The admission of students to the educational institution takes place according to the results of the completed examinations. The academic year at the university classically consists of two semesters. Given the fact that the university is a state university, students have the right to financial support from the university.
The University of Calabar is a major educational institution, with more than 44,000 students. In addition to local citizens, foreign ones can enter the university. The educational institution employs more than 3 thousand teachers. They all can teach you in the best way! Will you try to enter?
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