Renowned Nigerian comedian and artist, Debo Adedayo Adebowale, popularly known as Mr. Macaroni, has shared his immense joy and pride in being awarded an honorary doctorate from Precious Cornerstone University in Ibadan. Using his social media platform, Mr. Macaroni, celebrated for his bold roles as a political satirist and the character “Daddy wa,” affectionately known as a sugar daddy, excitedly shared the fantastic news with his loyal supporters.
The comedian was honored with the title of Doctor of Creative Writing (Honoris Causa) during the university’s second convocation ceremony held on November 11. This recognition acknowledges his significant contributions to the world of creative writing and humor. Mr. Macaroni’s journey from a comedian to an esteemed honorary doctor reflects his dedication to his craft and his impact on society, making him a source of inspiration for many. His achievements serve as a testament to the power of talent, determination, and the ability to use humor as a tool for social commentary and change.
The 30-year-old luminary is widely recognized for his steadfast support of the #EndSars movement in 2020. Debo, also known as Mr. Macaroni, made effective use of his platform and actively participated in various protest locations to vocally oppose police brutality. He continued to champion this cause even after becoming a victim himself.
In a recent social media post, he expressed his profound gratitude, saying, “Dr. Macaroni. 👨🏾🎓🎉. I am deeply honored to be considered worthy by the Senate and Council of The Precious Corner Stone University Ibadan, deserving of public recognition and the prestigious degree of DOCTOR OF CREATIVE WRITING (HONORIS CAUSA).”
He went on to extend his thanks, acknowledging the blessings and favor he has received from God Almighty, as well as the support from the University’s Council, staff, and students, his family, friends, and all the dedicated supporters of Mr. Macaroni. His message resonated with millions of individuals tirelessly pursuing their dreams, encouraging them not to waver in their efforts. He closed by expressing his love and appreciation to all his well-wishers and supporters. Dr. Macaroni’s post is a testament to his unwavering commitment to advocacy and his well-deserved recognition as an honorary doctor.