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General News of Friday, 18 October 2019

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Today in 2006: MP's M. Phil degree revoked officially

In 2006, the current Minority Leader in parliament and MP for Tamale South, Haruna Iddrisu, had his Master of Philosophy Degree revoked by the Academic Board of the University of Ghana on grounds that the thesis he presented was plagiarized.

Haruna Iddrisu is a former Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, he has been in parliament for 15 years after contesting and winning the NDC parliamentary primaries in 2004,2008,2012 and 2016.

Read the full story originally published on October 18, 2006, on Ghanaweb

The Academic Board of the University of Ghana announced on Wednesday that it has revoked a Master of Philosophy Degree awarded Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, because of plagiarism.

A statement Mr A.T. Konu, Registrar, signed and made available to 10030700, Haruna Iddrisu, should be revoked on grounds that the thesis presented by the candidate was later found to have contained plagiarized material.

"In accordance with this decision of the Academic Board, the M. Phil Degree awarded to the Mr Haruna Iddrisu in December 2000 and published on 14th May 2001 is hereby revoked."