In recognition of her exceptional services to broadcasting and enterprise in Nigeria, Mo Abudu has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Westminster, UK.
The British university made the presentation during the it’s annual graduation ceremony in London.
The founder and chief executive of EbonyLife Media 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, Mo Abudu entered the world of media as the host and producer of Moments with Mo, the first pan-African talk show.
In 2012, she founded EbonyLife TV, which has grown into a media group, encompassing movie production and global video-on-demand (VoD).
Mo Abudu shared the news on her Instagram page today.
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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