UNICROSS Graduates Excel in International Tunnelling Essay Competition

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…A Bright Future for UNICROSS Graduates


In a remarkable display of academic excellence, two graduates from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) have achieved remarkable success in an essay competition on tunnelling held in Switzerland. Abigail Wogor and Emmanuel Ekanem have not only demonstrated their expertise but also brought honour to their alma mater and the nation as a whole NEGROIDHAVEN has confirmed.

Their essay titled ‘UNDERGROUND SPACE USE AND DEEP TUNNELLING: A SOLUTION TO THE CHALLENGES OF SEWAGE MANAGEMENT AND FLOOD DISASTER IN CALABAR METROPOLIS, CROSS RIVER’ clinched top positions in the competition, underscoring their profound understanding of critical urban challenges and their innovative approach to addressing them.

The International Tunnelling Association (ITACUS) and ROWGA Think Deep Programme recognised the outstanding quality of their work and invited Wogor and Ekanem to Switzerland to discuss and present their essay. This invitation is a testament to the exceptional caliber of their research and the relevance of their findings on a global scale.

Abigail Wogor’s achievement becomes even more impressive considering her recent recognition as the best graduating student in the Department of Civil Engineering. Her exceptional academic performance and dedication to her field have undoubtedly played a significant role in her success.

This accomplishment reflects not only the dedication and hard work of these graduates but also the quality of education and support provided by UNICROSS. The university’s commitment to nurturing talent and fostering academic excellence has once again been validated through the achievements of its students on the international stage.

As Abigail Wogor continues her journey in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme, she carries with her not only the knowledge gained from UNICROSS but also the pride of representing her institution and country on the global academic platform.

The UNICROSS community joins in celebrating the remarkable achievements of Abigail Wogor and Emmanuel Ekanem, recognising them as shining examples of the institution’s dedication to producing exceptional graduates who can compete and excel on the international stage.