Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, Chief of Staff, has received an honorary doctorate from Valley View University in recognition of her exceptional achievements and contributions to Ghana’s development.
Osei-Opare, Ghana’s first female Chief of Staff, is renowned for her significant contributions to rural development and gender equality throughout Ghana and beyond.
She remains a global icon with profound friendship for social security mediations and expertise improvement in vulnerable communities.
Before her appointment as Ghana’s Chief of staff, Osei-Opare served in different capacities in both private and public sectors including a two-term MP at Ayawaso West Wuogon Voting demographic in the More prominent Accra District on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).
A portion of the citation read,
“On the basis of these achievements and contributions that you, your honour, had made to the development of Ghana and the general progress of humanity, Valley View University hereby acknowledges these achievements and hereby confer on you the Degree of Doctor of Science (Honours Causa) this day, Friday, July 7, 2023”.
As Ghana’s premier private tertiary institution, Valley View University was optimistic that, the conferment of an Honorary Doctorate on Osei-Opare will encourage her to continuously pursue excellence in public service with integrity.
At the university’s first special congregation, three other notable people were also honored.
They are Hakainde Hichilema, the Zambian president, John Agyekum Kufuor, the former president of Ghana, and Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, the former first lady of Ghana.
Honorary Doctorates of Humane Letters were presented to them.
President Nana Akufo-Addo, who was the Special Guest of Honor at the congregation, thanked the recipients for their outstanding accomplishments.