Yul Edochie’s 72nd Birthday Wishes To Iconic Dad Pete Edochie

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Nigerian actor and politician, Yul Edochie has taken to social media to wish his actor father, Pete Edochie, a happy 72nd birthday.

A seasoned administrator, broadcaster and actor, Edochie was born March 7, 1947, in Enugu State, Nigeria.

Although he began his acting career in the ’60s, Edochie came into the limelight in the ’80s when he played the role of Okonkwo in an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart.

Since then he has appeared in scores of movies and won multiple awards.

The administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo conferred the veteran actor with the national honour of  Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) in 2003.

Taking to Twitter, the younger Edochie said: “Happy 72nd birthday Dad! Many more great yrs I wish you.”

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John is a University of Lagos-trained journalist. His views are always the end products of a deliberate search for information and knowledge. He has read almost every novel written by Chinua Achebe, Jeffrey Archer and Dan Brown. He is an expert Scrabble and draughts player who is also excellent at swimming. If you know the capitals of 45 African countries by heart, then you are exactly like him.

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