UNICAL Vice-Chancellor inaugurate COVID-19 Task Force

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has inaugurated the COVID-19 Taskforce Central team for the institution under the leadership of Dr Kingsley Akaba.

Other members of the team include;

• Dr Paul Odey of the faculty of Basic Medical Sciences

• Dr. Leku Odey, Director of Health Services, and

• Dr Alexander Peter, Public Health.

• Dr. Bassey Ubi, Microbiology

• Josephine Bisong, Logistics Personnel

Inaugurating the team on Wednesday, the Vice-Chancellor urged members of the team to co-ordinate all the terms of reference as established by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) and the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in the campus.

Furthermore, the Vice-Chancellor explained that the taskforce team would also oversee the activities of all sub-committees and execution of their goals and report directly to the Vice Chancellor’s office on the day-to-day activities of the COVID-19 task force.

The VC also created sub-committees to help in facilitating the assignment given to the taskforce. The committees include:

i. Prevention and Control

ii. Quality Assurance

iii. Cases Management of COVID-19

iv. Technical/Procurement.

However, responding to this, the team leader, Akaba assured the VC that the team would do its best in ensuring that the protocols of COVID-19 are strictly adhered to on campus.

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