Patience Jonathan Honoured With Doctorate Degree In South Korea

Nigeria's first Lady, Patience Jonathan pose for pictures with President of Hansei
University, Sung-Hae Kim
Wife of Nigeria's president, Patience Jonathan, on Thursday added one more
Honorary Doctorate degree to her gallery after a South Korean University honoured
It is Mrs. Jonathan's fourth doctorate since becoming Nigeria's First Lady.
The awarding institution, Hansei University, said they honoured Mrs. Jonathan
because she had worked "hard for many good causes."
"She's a humanitarian who has dedicated her life to working for the less privileged
in Nigeria and Africa especially for women and children," president and Chancellor
of Hansei University, Sung-Hae Kim said.
"Her vision as the defender of the poor in Nigeria fits into Hansei University's
motto of a practising Christian. Now she's part of our community," Prof. Kim
The university also said it chose her for the degree because of her dedication to
"I was surprised that she travelled here for the Church Growth International
conference years back to pray for Nigeria. For her selfless work, Hansei University
confers this degree on her," Yonggi Cho, co-founder of the Hansei University.
"I was just doing my own thing not knowing that in far away Asia everything was
being noted. I want to assure you all that with God's help I will do more," Mrs.
Jonathan said, thanking the Koreans.
"My grandma used to say: `Whatever little you have, share; If you have a thousand
and you can't share, you won't share a million if you have'.
The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the ceremony was attended by wives of
the governors of Benue and Ebonyi, wives of the Chief of Army Staff and the Chief
of Naval Staff, among other dignitaries.
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