Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi-Wellington has been awarded an honorary Doctorate degree from the University of Wolverhampton for her contribution to the creative industries.
The University of Wolverhampton made the announcement on Monday, September 5, stating that the actress who graduated with a degree in Drama & Performance in 2009, was awarded a Doctor of Arts in recognition of her phenomenal contribution to arts and culture.
“My experience at Wolverhampton was literally life-changing. it is the foundation upon which my career has been built.
“When I enrolled on my course in 2006 I was not confident at all. There is silent confidence that comes as a result of being informed and knowledgeable. I was taught to believe in my natural abilities but also put those abilities to good use. I was taught that talent is great but you need to be hard working to achieve it.
“This award is very humbling for me and I hope that it inspires prospective and current students to pursue careers in the creative industries.” Adesua wrote
However, the ceremony was graced by her husband, singer, Banky W and their son, her mother, her best friend and colleague, Jemima Osunde, and others.