Yul Edochie Reveals Why He Would Never Smoke Weed, His Father’s Factor


Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has been reflecting about his life experiences as he clocks the age of 38. In a recent chat, the father of four said he is proud of his achievement so far as he approaches 40.

” At 38, I feel very good and happy with myself and achievements so far. I am ready for the giant task ahead. Like King Solomon, all I ask for in 2020 is wisdom,” he quipped.

Growing up with a father like respected, veteran actor, Pete Edochie, Yul admitted that his father is indeed as strict as he appears in movies: “He is extremely very strict. But I thank God that He gave me a father like that, I couldn’t have wished for a better father. It was good he is a strict catholic too, so a lot of things I know today I learned from him him.

“I would rather die than dope (smoke Igbo). Kill but I’ll never take hard drugs that’s how my father is. My father made us to understand that it is better to have a good name than riches. Don’t get dirty at all. Good name will get you riches and everything you need. That’s the kind of family I was raised and my mum too is very strict. There wasn’t much money then to throw around but we grew up loving God loving each other,” he asserted.