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Actor Pete Edochie Gets Two Honorary Doctorate Degrees At Age 76

Nollywood veteran actor, Pete Edochie has been honoured with two doctorates and a lifetime achievement award.

The veteran actor was bestowed the honours at his home by the representatives of ISTM University in Togo.

The actor was seen in a viral video being dressed in ceremonious attire before being awarded with his honours.

The awards included a Doctorate in Literature, a Doctorate in Arts, and a lifetime achievement award.

The representative while bestowing the awards on him, said: “For all the work he has been doing, and he has been the pioneer in everything that all the younger ones are copying. Dr. of Literature and ISTM Management wishes to give you these awards. Congratulations sir,”.

Edochie happily received the awards and was showered with accolades for his accomplishments and contributions to the field of the arts. He then thanked the representatives for the awards given.

The legend made his acting debut in by starring in The Village Masquerade, a Nigerian television drama series created by the Eastern Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation.

Furthermore, his portrayal of Okonkwo in the 1987 film adaptation of Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe propelled him to prominence in Nigeria’s entertainment sector.

He has since starred in over 70 films in Nollywood and remains one of the most prominent and influential actors in Nigeria.


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