Prof. Comfort Ekpo’s Leadership Philosophy: An Integrative Humanist Model by Gabriel E. Idang & Adekunle A. Ibrahim
This paper is an exposition of the leadership philosophy of Prof Comfort Ekpo, the Vice Chancellor, University of Ugo, as an exemplar of integrative humanist model of leadership. It is aimed at establishing the nexus between the teachings and tenets of integrative humanism as a philosophy vis- a- vis Prof Comfort Ekpo’s leadership ideals. To achieve this aim, the paper, amongst other things, presents the concept of leadership and philosophy as well as the basic tenets of integrative humanism as a philosophy. On the basis of this, the paper establishes the link between integrative humanism and Comfort Ekpo’s leadership ideals with a view to identifying the former as the ‘scholastic’ philosophy behind the latter.