Friday, 22 May 2015

Briefly: Nigerians Ask Yale University to Withdraw Okonjo Iweala's Award

Yale University issued the Doctor of Humane Letters award to Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Mrs Okonjo Iweala. five days after, Mr. Sunday Iwalaiye created an online petition on Change.Org asking Yale to withdraw the award.

Iwalaiye accused Iweala of being responsible for Nigeria's harsh economic condition and therefore, undeserving of the award. So far, 22,000 Nigerians have signed his petition.

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