– Nigerian Movie star, Yul Edochie highlight how lofe was growing up under the roof of his parents.
– Yul is the Son of legendary Nollywood actor Pete Edochie
– Pete proud to gaining fame through movie acting was a civil servant ain’t making enough money.
Yul Educhie is now a famous Actor trying to make a name for himself also through politics but all these may have not been possible had it no t been the resilience of his Father Pete Edochie who despite having only for trousers decided to invest in his children rather than buying new ones.
“At a time, while raising us his six children, this great man had only four pairs of trousers — Black, brown, blue and grey. But he never cared.”
He hardly bought new things for himself. All he cared about was taking care of his family and giving his children the best.” Yul revealed
Taking care of 6 children with the kind of economic hardship in Africa is surely going to cause some havocs and one will ask how Pete was able to raise them all without requesting for assistance, Yul indicates his father was a Civil servant but it doesn’t pay so well.
“Then, he was a civil servant, before the movies came. There wasn’t much money, but he would never take anything that doesn’t belong to him. Then if we come back from school with anyone’s pen or book, your nyash go catch fire for him hand.”
Yul continued to state how his parents gave him and his siblings good moral upbringings before going on to send a special thank you message to his Father Pete Edochie.
“Amongst many other things, my parents taught us to be content with whatever we have, work hard, believe in God and be upright citizens.”
“All my Dad kept on saying was this ‘if I give my children the best training and the best education, they will survive anywhere and they’ll never lack and I will be a fulfilled father’.
“Now that I’m older, with each passing day, I appreciate you and mum so much more. Thank you. Thank you, Dad. Thank you, Chief Pete Edochie @peteedochie. Thank You. Yul Concluded