Dr Adesina Afolayan, brother of filmmaker Kunle Afolayan has been elevated to the rank of a professor, Igbere TV reports.
Kunle, 46, shared the good news on Instagram on Thursday.
According to Kunle, Dr Afolayan lectures Philosophy at the University of Ibadan.
“I am so happy and grateful to God. My brother Dr Adesina Afolayan who lectures Philosophy at the University of Ibadan was confirmed a Professor yesterday.
“Professor Adesina Afolayan and I are of same mama and Baba and his son Tooni played Ponmile in my film ‘Mokalik,’” he wrote.
Students of Afolayan have congratulated him in the comment section of Kunle’s post.
@teni_buruji said, “Wow. He lectured me in UI. Congratulations to him.”
@yusuff_akinola said, “Wow. Congrats to Professor Afolayan. ��He once taught me at the University of Ibadan. Well deserved.”
“I could remember vividly when he adopted me as his school daughter back in the days university of ado Ekiti. He lectures philosophy.God bless you sir congratulations,” @iam_oluwafirewamiri wrote.
@bonnevielagos, “Wow! my Philosophy lecturer back in University of Ado-Ekiti(now Ekiti State University). Congratulations Sir. More accolades and greater heights.”
“That’s my Lecturer!!!!! Congratulations Professor Afolayan. Hope we can resume now… We all kinda miss your drillings,” @oluwatosin_mccool wrote.
@jimadek2020 said, “Congratulations Prof. Afolayan. He taught me Philosophy and Logic back then.”
Kunle has other siblings Moji, Aremu and Gabriel who are in the entertainment industry as him.