Aisha Buhari Bags Honorary Doctorate Degree

The wife of President Buhari and Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari is one happy woman at the moment, and that is because she has been conferred with an honorary Doctorate Degree in Philosophy in Public Administration by the Sun Moon University, Asan Republic of South Korea.

Mrs Buhari will now be addressed as Doctor of Philosophy, and she earned the special recognition because of her contributions to women and children in Nigeria. Her decoration took place at the International Conference Hall of the University today13th August 2018.


In her acceptance speech, Mrs. Buhari said it was heart-warming that her contributions to women and children in Nigeria had earned such special recognition by Sun Moon University, noting that the award will motivate her to do more, and encourage women and younger generation to imbibe the culture of rendering assistance to people in need. She also acknowledged and appreciated the support of her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari. And thanked the University for recognizing her.

According to the President of Sun Moon University, Dr. Sun-Jo Hwang, “Mrs. Buhari has made great effort 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.”

Nigeria’s Ambassador to Korea, Alhaji Amin Muhammad Dalhatu in his remarks, expressed appreciation for the honour done to the wife of the President, and noted that the honour is not only to Nigeria but to Africa and mothers all over the world.

After the ceremony, Mrs. Buhari was conducted on a tour of the University museum and library.


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