Renowned Nollywood actor Pete Edochie, a stalwart in the Nigerian film industry, recently attained the remarkable feat of receiving a lifetime achievement award and two honorary doctorates from ISTM University in Togo.
This extraordinary recognition was bestowed upon the venerable actor when he was 76 years old, celebrating his invaluable contributions to the creative sector and his profound impact on the entertainment industry.
A Special Presentation
A video circulating online captures the heartfelt moment when representatives from the international university personally presented these prestigious honors to Pete Edochie at his residence.
Among the accolades bestowed upon him were a lifetime achievement award, an honorary doctorate in literature, and another in the arts.
Pete Edochie’s Views on Marriage
In a separate interview conducted by Chude, a seasoned icon in the Nollywood arena, Pete Edochie was asked about his decision not to enter into a second marriage.
Edochie candidly shared that he saw no need for a second wife, as his current spouse had already blessed him with five sons, fulfilling his desire for children.
Having attained the family he had always envisioned, he felt content and saw no reason to pursue a second marital union.
Respect for Diverse Choices
While Edochie expressed his personal perspective on monogamy, he was quick to emphasize that he did not condemn polygamy, acknowledging that individuals make marital decisions based on their unique circumstances and desires.
He cited an example of a man who chose to marry a second wife after his first wife refused to engage in sexual relations with him.
Pete Edochie’s lifetime achievement award and honorary doctorates stand as a testament to his enduring impact on the world of entertainment, while his thoughts on marriage reflect the complexity and diversity of human relationships.
This recognition and insight into his personal life provide a glimpse into the multifaceted world of one of Nollywood’s most esteemed figures.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn