In a letter by Shadrach Iornem-Director of Pragmmes from the esteemed London Graduate School, the seasoned poltician and international diplomat was selected to receive a Honoraray Doctorate Degree in the city of Dubai during the 15th international leadership summit slated for 26 and 28 July 2017.
The London Graduate School which is the tuition provider and administrator of several universities, colleges and professional institutes, including the Commonwealth Academy of Leadership and Management, London and the commonwealth University stated in their letter that: “In recognition of your achievements, the Commonwealth University proposes to award you the Honorary Doctorate Degree as part of the activities combined with your participation in this potentially rewarding Leadership Summit. The Honorary Doctorate Degree Award of the Commonwealth University is a unique award that is especially reserved for personalities who have distinguished themselves in society through service, selflessness and other outstanding contributions through which the lives of many have been touched positively.”
Acknowleding his meritorious duties both nationally and internationally, the Director of Programmes pointed out that the APC scribe is going to be awarded in recognition of his achievements and contributions towards national development.
When the news broke out, many Sierra Leoneans spoken to said, “Ambassador Yansaneh’s Doctoral Degree did not come as a surprise to us who have followed his leadership disposition to move his APC party and country forward.”
The theme for this year’s leadership summit is: Corporate Social Responsibility for Leaders and Managers Seminar.
Ambassador Yansaneh who came to the political limelight in 1967 as a student whilst at Fourah Bay College-University of Sierra Leone became the party’s first student scribe at the University.
In his congratulatory message, the Director of Programmes said, “on behalf of the Chancellor of the Commonwealth University, Professor Michael Addison, I wish to congratulate you on your nomination for this important award.”