UK-based international Gospel act Sonnie Badu is to be honoured with a doctorate from the Dayspring Christian University.
In a letter to Sonnie Badu and his management, it noted that the Dayspring University, an American Association of Christian Therapy and Center for Communication and Diplomacy, USA “has nominated God’s gentleman, Sonnie Badu for a honorary doctorate award in Humanity and Musicology”.
The award will be conferred on the singer in 2016.
According to the University, the award is being given to the man of God to celebrate his commitment, dedication, service, distinguished efforts, significant contributions and accomplishments to nations, society, persons and above all for impacting positively on people.
Other recipients to be honoured alongside Badu include Dr Silvia Blessings of the Living Faith Ministry International Church, Apostle Dr Julius Asante Aryeh (International Director of Men’s Fellowship – Church of Pentecost Worldwide and Dr David Hammond (Ex Head of Africa for World Bible Society).
The date and venue for the awards ceremony is yet to be announced.
Badu has expressed excitement about the award, adding that he is humbled by the honour. He advised everyone to give their all in whatever they find doing.
Last year, Dayspring University honoured the following Ghanaians; Dr Kofi Portuphy, current NDC chairman and ex head of NADMO-Ghana, Dr Sherry Aryittey, Minister for Fisheries-Ghana, Dr Prosper Adabla- Ghana Chamber Of Commerce, Dr Narh, Deputy Governor of Bank of Ghana among others.