Uche Edochie, son of Nigerian Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has gone on his social media page to celebrate his father who turns 76 on Tuesday, 7th March, 2023.

Pete Edochie And son Uche Edochie

In the birthday post, Uche wrote about how strict his father was with him and his siblings while they were growing up.

He added that the “no-nonsense” men are now a dying breed because society calls them “toxic”.

He then revealed what his father would have done if he ever came home as a teenager to say he has changed his pronouns and now identifies as a different gender.

Uche’s Post Celebrating his Father

Pete Edochie, is considered one of Africa’s most talented actors, being honored with an Industry Merit Award by African Magic and Lifetime Achievement by African Film Academy he came into prominence in the 1980s when he played the lead role of Okonkwo in a Nigerian Television Authority adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s all-time best-selling novel, Things Fall Apart. 

Story: Ralia Adama

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