With a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.84, a graduating student, Mr. Egbe Agala Eja, set a new academic record in Histopathology, Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) in the University of Calabar (UNICAL).
His academic feat was the high point of celebration at the recent induction ceremony held at the College of Medical Science.
Agala bagged First Class in Histopathology, first of its kind in the 29-year history of the department.
He was offered automatic employment by the university on completion of internship and NYSC. Agala was full of praises for the university for remaining the foremost institution for the study of Medical Lab Science in the country and called for improvement in specific areas of weakness.
He pleaded with the management to urgently provide modern laboratory equipment in order to enhance advanced analytical procedures like autoradiography, molecular biology.
The Provost of the Medical Science, Prof. Maurice Asuquo said the event marked the end of the journey started in MLS programme about five years ago. He congratulated the Agala and others