Pete Edochie , Nollywood legend and father of Yul has endorsed his successful Thespian son to run for the most exulted seat in Aso Rock.
News Mail Nigeria reports that Yul shared the video of the endorsement on Instagram.
He captioned the video, “My Father Chief Pete Edochie endorses my 2023 Presidential ambition. God Almighty, take absolute control.”
Pete Edochie in the video talked about his beliefs as a Roman Catholic and the values he grew up with.
The older Edochie said, “My values are very strong. I have my own children and they are very strong in that regard too. I am not one to be involved in politics. But you see, not all your children are bound to follow you,” he said.
“One of my sons, who incidentally is an actor, has decided that he wants to be a politician. Most of the youngsters have been bugging my phone asking me to endorse my son that they want him as president and l get amused.
“But they keep insisting daddy, we want Yul to be the president of this country.
“We like him. He is disciplined, sympathetic, he believes a lot in people. They have bothered me so much that today, I’m hereby presenting him to you. He has my blessing. He has my endorsement.”
See video below :
On Twitter, many Nigerians shared their opinions on Yul Edochie’s presidential ambition. Read below :
“I will advise him to follow the steps
– Local Government chairman
– State House rep.
– Fed House rep.
The same advice goes to the 30 years brother in Abia.
“Why go through these long processes before contest for presidency?”
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“Hahahahaha I like Yul but this drama has to stop abeg😂”
“Which drama exactly. Una never still wise finish for this country, is it rocket science”
DAYO AKINOLA, FRM, PRM
“Why not humbly start from lower level e.g. Member of State House of Assembly and grow gradually. Suddenly wants to become #Nigeria’s President. It is good to #aspire but know the limit of your strength. Nigeria is not #Nollywood. Win Nollywood #Presidency first. Good luck Bro.”
“Why do you people think like this in this country”
“In a sane country, this should be a good example. But it can never happen in Africa”
“They’ve turn presidency to a joke!”
“When Adamu Garba contested you didn’t call it a joke”
“I don watch the movie before Grinning face with smiling eyesGrinning face with smiling eyesGrinning face with smiling eyes, Title of the movie is : Who is deceiving you”
“U get bad mouth…. What kind of movie title is that Rolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughing”
“This one think it’s a joke.
Like play, 2023 go come and Tinubu or El rufai fit become President
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“What’s the title of the movie. I must watch it ASAP”
“The funny thing now is that the youths won’t support himPensive face”
“They might end up supporting either El rufai or Tinubu in 2023 and start crying again.
2023 is just around the corner yet no strategic plan.
These guys already know who will be next after Buhari but they are doing it on a lowkey.
Guy if you get means to leave the country pls do”
“It’s remain for his leader nnamdi kanu also to endorse him too for Nigeria president, hmmm”
“Why did you Northerners like tribalism? This is a democracy country, he has the freedom of speech and expression, he just declared his intentions must you bring tribe something into it? Because he is not from the North right? Nnamdi Kalu kill you there, odeh
“You’ve to start from commissioner to Governor before thinking of presidency”
“So he will be old and maybe 70 like the ones we already have before getting there?”
“Weed is working perfectly here”