Peoples Party (PP) acting president Uladi Mussa is this Saturday celebrating the honorary doctorate degree conferred on him by from Cypress University of the United States of America.
An excited Mussa confirmed that he received a letter from the Kansas based university that he would get an honarary doctorate in Political Leadership.
“They did research and found out that I am the deserving politician for this honarary PhD. This is an honour to me, my family and my party,” said Mussa who sounded over the moon.
His highest academoic qualification is Malawi School Certificate of Education which he obtained at Salima Secondary School.
Mussa thanked the university for confering him the honarary degree, saying it was exciting that he was getting the degree whilst still young.
“Our universities should emulate this, they should give the honourary degrees to deserving people not people who are tired. This will fatten my CV,” he said.
Mussa started his career as United Democratic Front lawmaker then regional governor for the centre in the 1990s and has since served in various cabinet portfolios in Bakili Muluzi, Bingu wa Mutharika and Joyce Banda administrations.
“ My hard work and tenacity has been greatly rewarded. I have always been a firm believer in hard work and I am extremely grateful for the recognition,” said Mussa.