President Peter Mutharika’s special aide and ruling DPP field marshal director, Ben Phiri has attained a doctorate degree with the Cyprus International Institute of Texas in United States of America which he received at a colourful commencement ceremony held on Saturday at the Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe.
Now to be called Dr Ben Phiri, the President’s aide attained the Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership Management.
His thesis was titled; “Law Enforcement and Servant Leadership; Exploring Its Functionality. A Case Study of Organizational Leadership”
Other notable graduands during the same ceremony were former cabinet minister Halima Daud, Rev. Fletcher Zioya, Bishop Patricia Pindeni, MEC Commissioner Rev. Emmanuel Chimkwita Phiri, musician Wambali Mkandawire and nationalist Rose Chibambo.
Conferred with an honorary PhD at the same ceremony were long-time politician, Gwanda Chakuamba who has impacted lives through his political leadership as cabinet minister and parliamentarian for much of his adult life,.
There was also an honourarly doctorate for musician Ethel Kamwendo-Banda.
The university – which is based in Texas, USA -also awarded various Diplomas, Bachelors, Masters, PhD and Professorships in Accounting, Theology, Business Administration, Political Science, Pure Sciences, Philosophy and Humanities among other disciplines.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :