Nigerian thespian, Yul Edochie, who’s an iconic Nollywood star and the son of Nigerian movie veteran, Pete Edochie, has shed some gentle on his upbringing. The film star turned politician famous that he didn’t develop up on a mattress of roses.
The youthful Edochie, through his verified Instagram account, went down reminiscence lane as he shared a glimpse of his childhood along with his followers.
Though his father is a celebrated actor throughout the continent and a nationwide award recipient, Yul revealed that there was a time when his father had solely 4 pairs of trousers.
He wrote, “At a time, whereas elevating us his six youngsters, this nice man had solely 4 pairs of trousers — Black, brown, blue and gray. However he by no means cared.”
Yul acknowledged that regardless of the deprivation his father, the legendary Pete Edochie, confronted on the time, all the good thespian was bothered about was the welfare of his household.
He stated, “He hardly purchased new issues for himself. All he cared about was taking good care of his household and giving his youngsters the perfect.
“Then, he was a civil servant, earlier than the films got here. There wasn’t a lot cash, however he would by no means take something that doesn’t belong to him. Then if we come again from college with anybody’s pen or e-book, your nyash go catch fireplace for him hand.” (sic)
Yul additional divulged that regardless of the hardship they confronted on the time, his mother and father taught their youngsters the right way to be contended with no matter that they had.
Thanking his mother and father for his upbringing, the actor wrote, “Amongst many different issues, my mother and father taught us to be content material with no matter we have now, work laborious, imagine in God and be upright residents.
“All my Dad saved on saying was this ‘if I give my youngsters the perfect coaching and the perfect training, they’ll survive anyplace they usually’ll by no means lack and I might be a fulfilled father’.
“Now that I’m older, with every passing day, I admire you and mum a lot extra. Thanks. Thanks, Dad. Thanks, Chief Pete Edochie @peteedochie. Thank You.”