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Meet Igbo man who's the first black man to head a university in UK.

Professor Charles Egbu became the first Black man to become a vice chancellor in a university in the United Kingdom. According to @IgboHistoFacts, the brilliant educationist was appointed to lead the Leeds Trinity University on July, 2020. He assumed office on November 2nd, 2020.

He hails from the Eastern part of Nigeria precisely from Abatete in Anambra state. Prior to his appointment as VC, he was the Dean of The Built Environment and Architecture School at London South Bank University. He began his academic career at Salford University.

He was once quoted as saying :“I work with young people closely.They are flexible and dynamic. They are smart and focused. They have great powers of empathy. But they won’t stick with something if there’s no motivation to do so.”

Nigerians celebrated the academician on social media. They praised him for representing the country in a good light abroad.

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