The University of Westminster has awarded Mo Abudu, founder and chief executive of EbonyLife Media, an honorary degree of Doctor of Arts, in recognition of her outstanding services to broadcasting and enterprise in Nigeria.
The presentation was made during the university’s annual graduation ceremony at the prestigious Royal Festival Hall in London.
The filmmaker attended Westminster in 1993 when she completed a master’s degree in Manpower Studies. After successful careers as a corporate executive and human resources entrepreneur.
Taking to her Instagram page, the media mogul wrote:
I would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to the University of Westminster for awarding me with an honorary degree of Doctor of Arts, in recognition of my contributions to broadcasting and enterprise in Nigeria. My second honorary degree! 💃💃💃. It is really exciting to be recognised for doing what you love❤💕💖. I am so humbled and grateful.
Lord I remain Grateful and thankful in your presence always 🙇♀️🙇♀️. I thank the EbonyLife team, partners, friends (my bestos 💃💃💃) and last but not the least my family❤❤❤ who continue to give me all the moral support and prayers that continue to keep me going, even when things get tough. #ifyoucanthinkityoucandoit
With me in this image are (from left to right): Dr Peter Bonfield OBE, Vice-Chancellor, University of Westminster, Lady Sorrell OBE, Chancellor, University of Westminster.
Picture by #AdeAsiko