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Aisha Buhari’s honourary doctorate


Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja

Wife of the President of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Buhari, was on Monday conferred with an honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration by Sun Moon University, Asan, Republic of Korea.

According to a statement by her spokesman, Suleiman Haruna, her decoration took place at the International Conference Hall of the university on Monday.

Haruna quoted Mrs Buhari as saying in her acceptance speech, “I wish to use this opportunity to express my gratitude to the President of the University and the Council for finding me worthy of this honour, and I hope it will be a beacon for other women to emulate my work and make a difference in the lives of the under-privileged people,” she said.

According to the President of Sun Moon University, Dr Sun-Jo Hwang, Mrs Buhari has made great efforts to improve the lives of women and children through her Future Assured Programme and she has contributed to development of human rights and education for women and children through various international activities.

“On these grounds, I am happy to confer on you this honorary doctorate degree today,” he said.

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