igerian singer, Tiwa Savage will receive an honorary doctorate degree, Doctor in Music, from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports the honorary doctorate degree to be conferred on Tiwa Savage is in recognition of her inspirational and international career in music.
The ceremony will take place at Canterbury from 11-15 July and in Rochester on 20 July, according to a statement published on the university’s website.
Particularly, the honorary degree conferment on Tiwa Savage will take place at Canterbury on the 15th of July.
Tiwa Savage will bag the honorary degree along with nine (9) other inspirational individuals, including 2021 Nobel Laureate for Literature and Kent emeritus professor, Abdulrazak Gurnah.
The statement reads: “Kent is looking forward to awarding honorary degrees to ten inspirational individuals during its congregation ceremonies at Canterbury and Rochester cathedrals during July 2022.
“Among those to receive awards will be singer-songwriter and Afrobeats star Tiwa Savage, and the 2021 Nobel Laureate for Literature and Kent emeritus professor, Abdulrazak Gurnah. The ceremonies will take place at Canterbury from 11-15 July and Rochester on 20 July”.