Thursday, May 23, 2024

Nigerian Dance Veteran Kaffy gets Honorary Doctorate

In recognition of the influence of her arts, Nigerian dance veteran and Guinness World Record champion, Kafayat Shafau-Ameh, popularly known as Kaffy has been awarded Honorary Doctorate by Escae Benin University, one of the top 10 universities in the Republic of Benin.

The award was conferred in recognition of Kaffy’s giant strides as a pioneer in the business of dance in Africa.

The award was presented at a ceremony in Lagos presided by officials of the institution and witnessed by colleagues and well-wishers of the Guinness World Record champion.

Registrar of the institution, Matthew Godwin Mario, commented on the outstanding contributions kaffy has made in the creative industry.

He said” “The President/ Vice-Chancellor, Registrar, Directors, and staff of our institution decided to confer on you an Honorary Doctorate award. This award cuts across Africa and the rest of the world.

The award comes as Kaffy brokered a health insurance deal with Avon HMO for all dancers and creative entrepreneurs.

Kaffy said the award is just an icing on the cake for her because of how people taunted her and wondered if she could amount to anything with dance.

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