UK–Based International Gospel Act, Sonnie Agyemang Badu is to be homoured with a doctorate from the Dayspring Christian University.
In a letter to Sonnie Badu and his management, it noted that the Dayspring University, an American Association of Christian Therapy and Center for Communication and Diplomacy, USA “have nominated God's gentleman, Sonnie Badu for a honorary doctorate award in Humanity and Musicology”.
The letter further hinted that the award will be confirmed on Sonnie Badu by Dayspring Christian University, a recognized and reputable religious and academic institution based in the USA in 2016.
According to the University, the award is being given to the man of God to celebrate his commitment, dedication, service, distinguished efforts, significant contributions and accomplishments to nations, society, persons and above all for impacting positively upon lives of many individuals.
Other recipients to be honoured on that day include Dr Silvia Blessings of the Living Faith Ministry International Church, Apostle Dr Julius Asante Aryeh (International Director of Men's Fellowship- Church Of Pentecost Worldwide and Dr David Hammond (Ex Head of Africa for World Bible Society)
The date and venue for the awards ceremony is yet to be announced.
In an interview with Sonnie Badu, he expressed his excitement and adds that he is humbled by the honour. He advises all to put their all in whatever they find doing.
Last year, Daysring University honoured the following Ghanaians; Dr Kofie Potorphy, Current NDC Chairman and ex head of NADMO-Ghana, Dr Sherry Aryittey, Minister for Fisheries-Ghana, Dr Prosper Adabla- Ghana Chamber Of Commerce, Dr Narh, Deputy Governor of Bank of Ghana.
In 2013, the University also honoured the current speaker of parliament, Honorable Dr Joe Edward Ajaho- Speaker Of Parliament, Justice Dr Georgina Wood, Chief Justice Of Ghana, Dr Akwasi Appiah as Ghana Black Star Coach and Bishop Professor Ignatius Annor-Yeboah of Christian Praise Center, former Christ Apostolic Church.