In few days, popular Nigerian comedian Helen Paul will become the first stand-up comedian to be get a PH.d.
To announce this good news, the entertainer took to her social media page to expressed excitement in anticipation of her graduation which will come up April 4 at the University of Lagos.
Helen Paul thanked God for the achievement and invited everyone to her convocation ceremony.
She wrote: Can’t wait to wear my beautiful gown on Thursday.
Special thanks to University of Lagos, for finding me worthy of this great position as the first Nigerian stand – up comedian to have a Ph.D (Please argue with the gods) #helenpaul #drhelenpaul
MIGHTY Thank You to God almighty for using my mentor and teacher as my supervisor (Prof. Osita Ezewanebe), mama tough no be small, days of crying, fasting, waking up at midnight to pray and even swearing, then asking myself questions like Helen Paul Who send you?
To my husband, papa thank you for your encouragement, your words are sweet ( do it jor, babe face that fear, i can’t wait to see a doctor as my wife every morning). You are all invited to the University of Lagos as my convocation is on the 4th of April. (Positive minds only) @officialbunmidaviesthank you for all the free food, my room mate is also grateful and now we are missing our rooms. (Back to the wife and mummy duties fulltime) POST DOCTORATE NEXTTT!!!!!
Recall that Helen Paul had her first degree in Theatre Arts at the University of Lagos.
As a comedian, her first professional performance happened whilst she was a student. She attended an event with a group of friends but the stand-up comic billed to perform failed to show up.