Ireti and Bob have both clinched honorary degrees from the same university.
Actress Ireti Doyle received a doctorate in arts and culture from the Institut Supérieur de Communication et de Geston (ISCG University) in Benin Republic.
The 55-year-old announced the good news in an Instagram post on Monday, August 29, where she posted photos of herself and others at the ceremony.
Speaking on the recognition, Ireti stated that she has a healthy expectation of receiving accolades but she did not see this coming. She wrote:
“I have envisaged many things for myself… and having put, and still putting in the work, I have a healthy expectation of receiving “accolades”. But at no point did I see THIS coming… Mommy would have been mighty proud!!*Dr. Doyle has a nice ring to it!”
Fellow actor Bob Manuel Udokwu also got a doctorate alongside Ireti.
Ireti also posted a photo of herself and Bob holding their certificates at the event. She captioned the photo.
“Congratulations also to my senior colleague Dr.@bobmanueludokwuofficial. Incidentally, he mentioned that “Living In Bondage”, the movie that redefined and birthed the Nollywood we now have; was 30 years old to the day…We’ve come a mighty long way.”
Fellow celebrities like Joke Silva, Beverly Naya, Monalisa Chinda and Lota Chukwu congratulated them in the comment section of the post.
Ireti graduated from the University of Jos with a degree in Theatre Arts.