UDS To Confer Doctorate Honours On Rawlings


The University for Development Studies (UDS) has decided to honour former President Jerry John Rawlings.

JJ Rawlings
JJ Rawlings

OMG!Ghana has gathered that the administration has fixed October 12 to honour him with a Doctorate degree.

Additionally, Jerry Rawlings? statue will be unveiled at the main Nyankpala campus of the UDS.

This forms part of activities marking the University for Development Studies? 20th Anniversary celebration.

Speaking Accra-based citi FM, The UDS Registrar, Dr. A.B.T Zakariah said the university authorities have concluded arrangements with the office of former President Rawlings.

Dr. Zakariah said former President Rawlings? contribution to the successes of the UDS cannot be underestimated.

He unreservedly implied that the former President will forever be adored for establishing the premier northern university which has created several opportunities for students across the country.

According to Dr. Zakariah, the main event is scheduled to take place at the Tamale city campus where several dignitaries have been invited to grace the occasion.

He said the university authorities were satisfied with the level of preparations made so far.

He joins former President Kufour, who was honoured at University of Ghana recently. OMG!Ghana

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