Hon. Awudu Mbaya, Executive President of Pan African Parliamentarians Network on Climate Change cum CEO of CAMITEX has been conferred an Honorary PhD in Business Sciences. Hon. Awudu Mbaya was conferred the title today July 19, 2018 by the university committee of the Commonwealth University of London. The matriculation ceremony took place in Dubai (Arab Emirates) as per the tradition which is to organize the ceremony in any of the Commonwealth member country. Worthy to note that Hon. Awudu Mbaya now Hon. Dr. Awudu Mbaya Cyprien was conferred the title after he submitted a dissertation title;
Initiation to Business: A Practical Guide based on the Life Experience of Cyprien Awudu Mbaya. Besides that, the Commonwealth University of London also took into consideration his other Diplomas as well as his management skills of CAMITEX since creation in 1974 and above all his several publications, extracts, submissions and contributions at ACP-EU for 16 years and Climate Change summits from Kyoto to Copenhagen and Paris, and 21 years work as a Parliamentarian.
It should be noted that an Honorary degree acknowledges someone who a university committee deems worth honouring, by offering a special position, in the university community.
However, as earlier hinted above, an honorary degree is a doctorate for which a university has relinquished the usual requirements such as study and goes beyond that to recognize life achievements as a prerequisite. The Eye is aware that Commonwealth University of London looked into achievements how Hon. Awudu’s achievements will inspire many students, and the dexterity with which he worked extremely hard to achieve a great deal as a businessman and climate change campaigner, peace ambassador and politician.
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