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March 9, 2017 – Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje, Nigerian Born Hollywood Actor Brought Up By White Foster Parents Bags Honourary Doctorate Degree In London

Popular Hollywood actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has bagged an Honorary Doctorate degree in London.

The Nigerian-born actor has been awarded the Honorary Doctor of Literature Honoris Causa of the University of London International Programmes, by HRH The Princess Royal, Chancellor of the University of London.

Adewale graduated with an LLB from the University of London International Programmes and an LLM from King’s College London, one of 18 Member Institutions of the University of London.

The actor was full of thanks as the Honorary Degree was presented to him at the Barbican Centre in London UK on Tuesday March 7 2017.

Here is what the actor said while collecting his award:

Adewale was brought up by white working class foster parents when, after a spell as students in London, his parents moved back to Nigeria.

In his address to the students and their guests following his response, Adewale said had it not been for his foster parents’ efforts and their vision for his future, he would not be where he is today.



  1. Vamati

    March 9, 2017 at 7:05 PM

    shame on his Nigerian parents where are they now

  2. Dave

    March 9, 2017 at 7:10 PM

    Reminds me of that film..(Lost) He was mr.Eko in that film.

  3. fifelomo

    March 10, 2017 at 12:17 AM

    A very big shame on his biological parents.

  4. Bailey

    March 10, 2017 at 5:36 AM

    I love his role in American odyssey
    What a shame they stop the film

  5. Mon

    March 10, 2017 at 6:38 AM

    God always fulfill His promise in a very mysterious ways….leaving him there in UK was for a purpose and this is the result… Congrats!

  6. TeeT

    March 10, 2017 at 8:27 AM

    True talk Mon, but his parent should have kept in touch with him regardless of where he is or what circumstance…What a handsome and fine man he has become.

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