Actor Lateef Adedimeji awarded Phd by Estam University

Nollywood actor Lateef Adedimeji has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree in the realm of art and culture by a university in Benin Republic.

Lateef shared this feat on his Instagram on November 28, 2023, alongside an emotional reflection.

His Instagram post featured a video capturing the moment when representatives of the university conferred the honor upon him, acknowledging his significant contributions to the industry.

In his caption, Lateef expressed,  “I was moved to tears as I got adorned in this beautiful robe. I have never been interested in fame, I just wanted to be happy with my craft and the lives that I inspire. Ladies and gentlemen, today, I have a new title, one I couldn’t have imagined would come without me facing invigilators and keeping late nights to study…”

Lateef expressed profound gratitude for the esteemed recognition, attributing it to his unwavering commitment and diligent efforts in his profession.

He further remarked, “The irony is really interesting. I burn midnight candles to master my lines and perfect my expressions, now I’m getting rewarded with what could have been if I did it for classroom reasons. I humbly reintroduce myself, I AM DR. ABDULLATEEF ADEDIMEJI ADETOLA, Doctor of Philosophy in Art and Culture from Estam University, Benin.”

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