Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi-Wellington has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for her contribution to the creative industries.
Adesuwa Etomi graduated with a degree in Drama & Performance in 2009, she was awarded a Doctor of Arts in recognition of her phenomenal contribution to arts and culture.
She stated “My experience at Wolverhampton was literally life-changing.
it is the foundation upon which my career has been built.
“When I enrolled for the course in 2006 I was not confident at all.
There is a rare 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.”
The actress has starred in many successful Nollywood blockbuster movies,she has millions of followers on social media, and has won multiple awards in the industry.
She joins the league of comedian Helen paul, Musician Tiwa Savage, and Nollywood stars Bob-Manuel Udokwu and Ireti Doyle in bagging degrees from foreign institutions of learning.
Honorary awards are presented by the University of Wolverhampton to people who have made a significant contribution to their field of expertise.
The University’s graduation ceremonies are expected to take place at the Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton, between Monday 5 September to Saturday 10 September. 2022.