UB: Incoming VC pledges commitment in her new post.

The newly appointed vice chancellor of the University of Buea, Prof Nalova Lyonga says she would do every thing within her reach to take the institution to unprecedented heights.

Prof Nalova made this declaration shortly after her appointment last Friday, June 29th 2012, following the presidential degree. She expressed sincere gratitude to state authorities for giving her the opportunity to manage this institution. Prof Nalova further promised to work relentlessly with her team to put the University of Buea on the lamplight.

While acknowledging the challenges ahead of her, she enjoined the administration, the staff workers, the students and the community of Buea at large to work in collaboration and unity in a bid to foster harmony and development.

UB students awaiting the new VC, Prof Nalova Lyonga

The Director of English Programmes at the Faculty of Art, Dr. Fontem Niba lauded the appointment saying that he believes “the incoming vice chancellor would be ale to clear out some issues which have been potential source of conflict in the election of academic officials.”Dr Fontem explained that though meetings have been held at various levels of the educational ladder in view of the implementation of the electoral process in academy, he is confident that Prof Nalova should set the pace for this practice and end the growing discord that has been prevailing in the academic body.  Commenting on her personality, he said “we understand her to be a good listener, a pragmatic person and a realist, with those three qualities, unless subverted by her new position, there is a good reason to be optimistic”

Meanwhile the administration, lecturers’ body, students and even the support staff hold this promotion in great esteem, looking forward to a new dawn in the daily running of activities in the institution as she officially assume office work on Wednesday 4th July 2012.

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About Cameroon this week
I am a Cameroonian from the south west region, currently concluding my studies in Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Buea. I have a special interest in reporting news about social events.

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