Ireti Doyle and Bob-Manuel Udokwu, the Nollywood actors, have bagged honorary doctorate degrees in arts and culture from the ISCG University in the Benin Republic.

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Doyle took to her Instagram page on Monday to share a series of pictures of herself wearing an academic gown.

In one of the photos, Bob-Manuel, who she described as her “senior colleague,” was also clad in the graduation outfit.

Doyle appreciated the varsity — Institut Superieur de Communication et de Gestion — for honoring her with the degree.

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She also revealed her mother would be very “proud” of her.

“I have envisaged many things for myself… and having put and still putting the work, I have a healthy expectation of receiving “accolades”.But at no point did I see this coming,” she wrote.

“Mummy would have been mighty proud! Dr Doyle has a nice ring to it. @icsg_university I’m highly honoured. Thank you.

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“Congratulations also to my senior colleague Dr. @bobmanueludokwuofficial Incidentally, he mentioned that “Living In Bondage”, the movie that redefined and birthed the Nollywood we now have; was 30 years old to the day… We’ve come a mighty long way.”

 

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The pair have now joined the list of doctorate degree holders in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

In June, Nollywood’s IK Ogbonna, Hilda Dokubo, and Keppy Ekpenyong bagged honorary doctorate degrees from the ISTM University in Togo.

A month later, Tiwa Savage, the songstress was honoured with a doctorate degree in music at the University of Kent in the United Kingdom (UK).

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