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El-Zakzaky receives honorary doctorate from Iranian varsity


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Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria—IMN, has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the University of Tehran, Iran.

Dr. Fatima Ismaeel Hassan, a member of the Islamic group in a statement said that the event took place at a convocation ceremony put together by the university on Saturday.

Hassan while quoting the university said that the award was granted as a result of the approval given by its Senate.

“After thorough study of the life, education, and struggle of the Sheikh, the Senate of the University unanimously approved the award of an honorary doctorate degree (Honoris Causa) to Sheikh Ibraheem Ya’qoub El-Zakzaky (H) on World Studies: Peace and Conflict Resolution.

“The University of Tehran is among the top 500 universities in the world. According to the Centre for World University Rankings, the University of Tehran was ranked 2nd in Iran, 157th in Asia, and 495th in the world.

“While congratulating our leader on this honour, we call on people to struggle for the emancipation of mankind from slavery, tyranny, and injustice”.


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