The New York State University, will honour Daasebre Prof. (Emeritus) Oti Boateng, the Omanhene of New Juaben Traditional Area, as a 21st Century Role Model in the month of May, 2016 in New York State.
Nyaaba-Aweeba Azongo, a development expert, who co-authored the Root-Based Economic Development (r-BED) model with Daasebre Prof. (Emeritus) Oti Boateng revealed this in a press release.
The university’s interim President Carol. S Long has stated that the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York would confer on Nana the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws for his distinction and outstanding achievements as a visionary leader, educator, scholar, public servant, and role model for the 21st century.
The ceremony will be addressed by Robert Duffy, a former lieutenant governor and mayor of Rochester on Saturday, May 14, 2016 in Geneseo.