Nigerian singer and former member of now-defunct P-Square band, Mr P has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree by a university in the Benin Republic.
The singer disclosed this achievement via his Instagram page on Friday, the 25th of June 2021. Mr P shared photos of himself in academic regalia holding a doctorate degree from Escae Benin University. He announced that the school recognized his invaluable contributions to the field of dance and music in the continent, as well as his support for youth. He writes;
Dear Team P! It’s a great honor to be decorated by a distinguished educational institution,
Who have recognized my contribution to Dance and Music as well as my support for the youth in the entertainment industry.
Thanks you @escaeakpakpacampus @escaeunibenin for this honor😇🙏🏽
“- Dr(Hon) Peter Obumneme Okoye Aka Dr P” 👨🏽🎓
The Escae Benin University also shared photos of Mr P with his honorary doctorate degree. They wrote;
Congratulations Dr. @peterpsquare we celebrate you.
At ESCAE BENIN UNIVERSITY @escaeakpakpacampus we take pride in celebrating Africa’s best Minds in every industry .
We are committed to changing the narrative , showcasing our strengths , celebrating our Uniqueness and inspiring Generation Next .