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Oxford University confers honorary doctorate degree on Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

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Oxford University confers honorary doctorate degree on Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director General of the World Trade Organisation, has been conferred with an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Oxford.

She disclosed this in a post and photos on X.com on Wednesday.

Oxford University confers honorary doctorate degree on Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

The former Nigerian finance minister wrote, “A great honour to be recognised today by Oxford University with the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D.litt. honoris causa).

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“A marvellous ceremony at the Sheldonian Theatre followed by receptions at All Souls and St Johns Colleges.”

Oxford University confers honorary doctorate degree on Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Captioning the photos, Okonjo-Iweala noted that her husband and daughter were present at the event, sharing a picture they took together.

She added, “With Chancellor Lord Christopher Patten and Vice-Chancellor Dr Irene Tracey and the other 5 Honorands- Sir Michael Palin, Warren East, Sir #demishassabis, Professor Salim Yusuf, and #ShankarAnoushka. Also with my husband, Dr Ikemba Iweala and my daughter, Dr #onyiiwealamdphd.”

“With Professor #NgaireWoods – Dean of the Blavatnik School, Baroness #ValerieAmos – Master of University College, Oxford, Mr Hosh Ibrahim of the #Mo_IbrahimFdn, Sir #ian_goldin and with members of the Oxford Africa Society.”

Oxford University confers honorary doctorate degree on Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

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