Revered Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has bagged an honorary doctorate degree from Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO), Edo State.
The mother of four was honoured with the Doctorate of Arts for her contribution to human development and progress at national and international levels.
The thespian, who could not hide her joy, took to her social media handle to share the good news.
“Dr Mrs Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, MFR, Honorary Doctor of Arts (D.Arts). Thank you Igbinedion University Okada. To God Be all the Glory,”
“My dad died. Everything went downhill. It looked like even schooling had come to an end. All hope seemed to have come to an end.
“I was able to stand against all odds beside my widowed mum,” she wrote on Instagram.
Omotola, who is from an average family, has had a wonderful career which has earned her recognition, both locally and internationally.