Recognized Nigerian author and brief story article writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been honored by Edinburgh university, Scotland with an honorary degree.
Adichie received the Honorary Level of Doctor of Letters in the University’s lately redeveloped Saint Cecilia’s Hall – Scotland’s oldest show hall.
The award was presented to her by the University’s Principal and Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Timothy O’Shea.
Receiving the honorary degree in recognition of her accomplishments as a writer and general public intellectual, the girl said:
It is lovely to be in this place, which is hallowed. I feel very fortunate to be included among the people who have been honoured with a degree from this University.
Doctor Barbara Bompani, Edinburgh University’s Director from the Centre intended for African Research, who suggested Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to get the honor said:
Through her writing, her advocacy, and her public engagement, she inspires all of us to better understand our own, and other peoples’ stories.
Take a look at the photos and a video from the award below: