Nollywood actor and filmmaker Yul Edochie has poured praise on his father, Pete Edochie, following his doctorate degree awards.
Africanglitz reported that Pete Edochie had achieved a remarkable milestone in his career as he was honored with two doctorate degrees and a lifetime achievement award from Togo University, ISTM.
Edochie was honored with a doctorate degree in literature, another doctorate degree in arts, and a lifetime achievement award by the International School of Technology and Management, ISTM University, Togo.
In a video captured online, the representatives from the university paid a visit to the legend at his home to decorate him and present the award plaque and certificates to him.
The honor was given to the veteran for his artistic involvement and grooming in the Nigerian creative industry.
Veteran nollywood actor, Pete Edochie has been honoured with his first doctorate degree, at 76. pic.twitter.com/uy4pJho6de
— IGBO History & Facts (@IgboHistoFacts) September 2, 2023
Taking to his Instagram page to celebrate his father, Yul Edochie hailed him.
Calling him the Lion of Africa, he described his father as his man for life and noted how he deserved the recognition and award.
Praying for more blessings,
“THE LION OF AFRICA.
My man for life.
Chief Dr.Pete Edochie @peteedochie.
Two Doctorate degrees in one day.
Very well deserved and more.
Many more blessings upon you I pray that many more beautiful years.
Sola Sobowale bags an honorary doctorate degree
Similarly, last year, actress Sola Sobowale bagged an honorary doctorate degree in philosophy.
Rejoicing over her achievement, Sola announced that she is now a doctor and is in a new dispensation, as she appreciated Estam University for the honor.
Also, actress Ireti Doyle, who has paid her dues in the movie industry, has bagged a doctorate degree.
The actress stated that she never foresaw her new achievement, as she had envisaged many things for herself but didn’t see it coming.
Yul Edochie Celebrates Father, Pete Edochie As He Bags Two Doctorate Degree In One Day