Dancer Kaffy bags Honorary Doctorate Degree from Escae Benin University
NEWSMAN, Abuja – Nigerian dancer, Kafayat Shafau-Ameh popularly called Kaffy has been conferred with an honorary doctorate degree by Escae Benin University, for her her role as the pioneer in the business of dance in Africa.
Kaffy who shared the exciting news via her official social media handle, said the award is not just for her but for the dance industry.
She however dedicated the award to dancers and every other person who can dare to dream.
“As a child, I looked through the Guinness book of world records and 18 years later I broke a Guinness world record. As a teenager, I pictured my face on billboards and on tv and I saw it happen, I lived it. “I watch movies and motivational speeches done in the honorary gown of a doctorate honor and here I am honored with the least likely career choice.
“I have heard so many doubts that through dance I can amount to nothing not to talk of being celebrated or honored on this level In fact on many levels. “I am here surrounded by Academics honoring me not for a certificate but for the application of every ounce of knowledge I have acquired in life both in school and on the,” Kaffy said.
Kaffy in 2006 led her dance group to break the Guiness Book of Recored for “Longest Dance Party’ after they danced for 55hourrs and 40minutes. She founded the Imagneto Dance Company