Okonjo-Iweala Recieves Yale University, global banks’ honours


MINISTER of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, yesterday received  an honorary Doctorate degree from Yale University, one of the United States of America’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning

The Finance Minister was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters at Yale’s 2015 Commencement Ceremony in New Haven, Connecticut Monday.

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She will be the second Nigerian in the university’s 314-year history to receive its highest honour after Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, who received an honorary Doctor of Letters in 1980.

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