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Akufo-Addo to receive 3rd honorary doctorate degree



Akufo-Addo to receive 3rd honorary doctorate degree

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Monday, October 10 receive an Honorary Award of Doctor Honoris Causa from Sorbonne University in Paris, France.

Ghana’s leader is in France for a six-day working visit.

He left on Saturday, October 8.

The honorary doctorate to be received on Monday will be the third Honorary Doctorate Degree to be conferred on him.

It will be recalled that the first was an Honorary Doctor of Law Degree conferred on him in May 2016, from the celebrated Fort Hare University of South Africa; and the second, in December 2017, was an honourary doctor of humane letters degree from the University of Liberia.

Prior to the receipt of the Honorary Doctorate from Sorbonne University, the President will address the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at its 215th Session.

Whilst in France, he will also address the Asia Society Forum on the theme, ‘To Act in Troubled Times: new perspectives from France, Asia, Africa and the world’, and commission the refurbished Chancery building of Ghana’s Embassy in Paris.

President Akufo-Addo will return to Ghana on Friday, October 14.

In his absence, Vice-President Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the constitution, act in his stead.

Source: 3news