The National Accreditation Board (NAB) says the Commonwealth University and London Graduate School, UK have not been accredited by the relevant body to award any form of Degree, be it regular or honorary in Ghana.
The Board has, therefore, warned the public and dignitaries who have received letters from the two institutions and are to be awarded “so-called honorary degrees” to be forewarned.
The Accreditation Board in a statement issued by its acting Executive Secretary Dr. Kingsley Nyarko said its attention has been drawn to planned conferment of Honorary doctorate degrees on some selected personalities by the Commonwealth University and London Graduate School, UK.
It said the conferment is one of such instances where some foreign institutions conferred such honorary degrees, particularly doctorate on prominent personalities with the intent to legitimise and popularise their operations in Ghana, and thereby attracting unsuspecting students to enroll in them.
The Board has therefore advised personalities invited for such awards, to verify the accreditation status and degree-awarding powers of the institutions that seek to confer on them Honorary degrees to avoid any embarrassing fallouts.