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Africa Entertainment News of Thursday, 24 June 2021


Benin Republic varsity confers honorary doctorate on Nigerian singer Mr P

Nigerian singer and producer, Peter Okoye Nigerian singer and producer, Peter Okoye

Nigerian singer and producer, Peter Okoye, popularly known as Mr P, has been awarded with an honorary Doctorate degree from ESCAE University in Benin Republic.

Mr P, a member of the now-defunct P-Square, took to his Instagram to show off his degree certificate.

The singer shared pictures and video of himself adorned in a graduation gown holding his glass-framed certificate.

On the certificate, the words ‘Doctor of Arts’ was boldly visible.

He captioned, “Dear Team P! It’s a great honour to be decorated by a distinguished educational institution, who have recognised my contribution to dance and music as well as my support for the youth in the entertainment industry.

“Thank you @escaeakpakpacampus and @escaeunibenin for this honour.

The caption was signed, “Dr (Hon) Peter Obumneme Okoye aka Dr Mr P.”

On their Instagram page, ESCAE BENIN university also shared a picture of the new awardee with the caption, “Congratulations Dr @peterpsquare we celebrate you.”

Fans and colleagues took to Mr P’s comment session to congratulate him on his latest feat.

Actor Zubby Michael wrote, “Congratulations P classic Odogwu”.

Actress Mercy Aigbe wrote, “Congratulations”.

Reality TV star, Prince Enwerem wrote, “Dr P”.

Actor Benson Okonkwo also commented, “Congratulations my own bro”.

View his post below: