His Excellency Benjamin William Mkapa, a former President of the United Republic of Tanzania has joined the league of former African Presidents honored with doctorate degrees by the University for Development Studies. The honor was bestowed on the former leader at a special congregation held at the Tamale Campus of UDS on Friday, April 28, 2017.

A citation accompanying the award describe H.E. Mkapa as a great leader, an outstanding journalist, a determined fighter against corruption, an avowed promoter of Economic Development and a distinguished diplomat.

The ceremony was preceded by a three-day public lecture on African Leadership which was delivered by the former Tanzanian president.

Source: University Relations