Over 2,000 Nigerians petition Yale varsity to withdraw Okonjo-Iweala’s doctorate


About 2,047 persons have signed a petition asking Yale University to withdraw the honorary doctorate degree awarded to Nigeria’s Coordinating Minister of the Economy and Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Okonjo-Iweala had been awarded a Doctorate of Humane Letters on Monday, May 18, 2015 during Yale’s Commencement ceremony in New Haven, Connecticut, alongside eight others.
The petition, which is being hosted on Change.org, the world’s largest petition platform, was started by a Nigerian resident in the United States, one Sunday Iwalaiye.
As at the time of filing this report, it was discovered that 453 more petitions were needed to reach 2,500, which will …Read More

Source:: New Mail