PICS: Oxford University Confers Honorary Doctorate Degree On Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Date: 20-06-2024 10:17 am (1 month ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
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The Director General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been conferred with an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Oxford.

The former Nigerian Minister of Finance disclosed this in a post and photos on X.com on Wednesday

She wrote, “A great honour to be recognised today by Oxford University with the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D.litt. honoris causa).

“A marvellous ceremony at the Sheldonian Theatre followed by receptions at All Souls and St Johns Colleges.”


Captioning the photos, Okonjo-Iweala noted that her husband and daughter were present at the event, sharing a picture they took together.

She added, “With Chancellor Lord Christopher Patten and Vice-Chancellor Dr Irene Tracey and the other 5 Honorands- Sir Michael Palin, Warren East, Sir #demishassabis, Professor Salim Yusuf, and #ShankarAnoushka. Also with my husband, Dr Ikemba Iweala and my daughter, Dr #onyiiwealamdphd.”

“With Professor #NgaireWoods – Dean of the Blavatnik School,  Baroness #ValerieAmos – Master of University College, Oxford, Mr Hosh Ibrahim of the #Mo_IbrahimFdn, Sir #ian_goldin and with members of the Oxford Africa Society.”



Posted: at 20-06-2024 10:17 AM (1 month ago) | Addicted Hero
- gogoman at 20-06-2024 10:45 AM (1 month ago)
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Posted: at 20-06-2024 10:45 AM (1 month ago) | Grande Master
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- OmoNobaUku at 20-06-2024 02:58 PM (1 month ago)
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Congratulations Dr Iweala even though it is unclear as to what you've done to have earned this. We are proud of you. Blackism, is a force of the mind.
Posted: at 20-06-2024 02:58 PM (1 month ago) | Gistmaniac
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