- A doctorate degree will be bestowed on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in the coming days
- The conferring institution is the University of Cape Coast
- The event will be held during a special congregation on Saturday, May 29, 2021
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is set to become a doctor.
On Saturday, May 29, 2021, the University of Cape Coast will bestow on the president a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership degree. This will be done during a special congregation per a press release seen by YEN.com.gh.
Mercy Dapaah-Karikari, the secretary to the President confirmed his acceptance of the decision by the university's council in a letter sent to Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, the Minister of Education.
The doctorate is said to be a recognition of the president's leadership and support for the educational sector in Ghana.
In other news, Nana Akosua Sarpong Kumankuma, the Chairperson of the Convention People's Party (CPP) says the feared culture of silence is returning under the leadership of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Speaking during a recent interview, she stated that she is convinced that people are being gagged from sharing opinions that are considered not palatable by the government based on her experiences.
"Of late if you speak up, you are attacked, one cannot even talk. The culture of silence is coming back completely," said Kumamkuma to Bonohene Baffuor Awuah on Kasapa FM.
On Thursday, May 6, 2021, YEN.com.gh reported that Smart, the host of the Angel FM's morning show, Anopa Bofour, had been taken off the airwaves.
It was later confirmed by Kwadwo Dickson, the station's General Manager. It is said that Captain Smart made some not-so-nice comments about people in government. Some people think that his suspension is a form of a power play to gag the media.
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