Nigerian University honours John Mahama

Nigerian University honours John Mahama

Former president John Mahama has been honoured by a Nigerian university.

The university (Igbinedion University) conferred a honoroary doctorate degree in letters on Mahama.

The prestigious award was given to the ex-Ghanaian leader on Saturday, November 24, at its 16th convocation.

Nigerian University honours John Mahama

Nigerian University honours John Mahama (Photo credit: John Mahama)
Source: UGC

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Igbinedion University, Okada is the first private university in Nigeria, established in 1999.

Mahama failed to retain his seat after losing his re-election in 2016 to then candidate Nana Akufo-Addo by one million votes.

He thus became the first Ghanaian president to lose an election after his first term.

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He is seeking to win his party's flagbearership bid to contest in the 2020 election.

Ahead of the 2020 election, Mahama has criticized Nana Akufo-Addo’s government.

According to him, Akufo-Addo is the reason why there is so much hardship in Ghana.

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