Nigerian actor turned politician, Yul Edochie, took to Twitter to reveal why he can’t wish Nigeria a happy birthday.
Yul Edochie wrote;
‘Can’t wish anybody a Happy Independence day, there’s nothing to be happy about. Nigeria is in a mess. The masses, the youths are unhappy. Poverty, hunger, joblessness, killings still prevail. Government listen to the cry of the people. Power is nothing if ur people are unhappy.’
Edochie is currently the special adviser on Creative and Entertainment Media to the present governor of Anambra state Wille Obiano.
He was (born Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie 7 January 1982) is a Nigerian actor, named after popular Russian actor Yul Brynner. He is from Anambra state Nigeria, the son of Nigerian actor Pete Edochie. He was raised both in Lagos and
He is the last of 6 children. He got married at the age of 22. He attended the University of Port Harcourt , where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts.
He Joined Nollywood in 2005 in his first film titled “The Exquires” alongside the Late Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa . He got his break in 2007 after featuring alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot in the movie “Wind Of Glory”.
He is married to May Aligwe and has 2 sons and a daughter.