Popular Nollywood Movie Star Icon, Peter Edochie (Ogagadigi) bags two honorary doctorate degrees at age 76.
Veteran Nollywood actor Pete Edochie has received a lifetime achievement award, two doctorates, and other honors.
The honors were presented to the actor at his house by representatives of Togo’s ISTM University. The actor was seen receiving his honors in the viral video while clad in ceremonial garb. A lifetime achievement award, a doctorate in literature, and a doctorate in the arts were among the prizes.
“Dr. of Literature and ISTM Management wishes to give you these awards. Congratulations sir,” the representative said as she presented the trophies to him. “For all the work he has been doing, and he has been the pioneer in everything that all the younger ones are copying.”
Edochie gratefully accepted the honors and praise for his achievements and contributions to the artistic community. Then he expressed his gratitude to the officials for the prizes presented.
Although the legend was raised in Northern Nigeria, he attended primary and high schools there despite being born in Enugu State, Nigeria. Edochie received his secondary education at St. Patrick’s College. He returned to school to finish a journalism and television course at the School of Journalism and Television in London after having worked for a while.
Edochie made his acting debut in the Nigerian television drama series The Village Masquerade, which was produced by the Eastern Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation. Furthermore, he rose to fame in Nigeria’s entertainment industry because to his depiction as Okonkwo in the 1987 movie adaption of. Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart.
Since then, he has appeared in more than 70 Nollywood movies, and he continues to be one of. Nigeria’s most well-known and significant performers.
A lifetime achievement award and two honorary doctorates were given to renowned Nollywood actor. Pete Edochie by ISTM University in Togo. These accolades were given to the famous actor, who was 76 when he accepted them.
The ISTM University in Togo recognized Edochie’s significant contributions to the. Creative business and his effect on the entertainment industry.
The actor is personally honored at his home by representatives from the international university, as seen in an online video. Among the awards were a lifetime achievement award, a doctorate in literature, and a doctorate in the arts.
In other instances, Pete Edochie was questioned by chude, the seasoned Nollywood icon, over his decision to forgo. Having a second wife. He said that he didn’t need a second wife because his first one had already produced five sons for him.
He did not see a need to enter into a second marriage after his first wife gave him the children he had always desired.
Despite the fact that he personally did not believe polygamy was necessary, he claimed he wouldn’t. Condemn it because different people have different motivations.
A man who married a second wife after his first wife prevented him from having sex with her was used as an example by the movie star.