- Ahead of the 2023 elections, Yul Edochie has made an important promise to Nigerians
- The actor said if elected as the next president of Nigeria, he will unite all the regions
- Yul made the disclosure in an Instagram post on Wednesday, February 17
Famous Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has promised to lift Nigerians out of poverty if elected as the country's next president in 2023.
Yul went on to note that he will be that that president for the common man that unites the east, north, west, and south.
"I hate to see people wallow in poverty. I will be that President who will lift Nigerians from poverty."
Veteran actor Pete Edochie endorses son to succeed Buhari
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Yul had been endorsed by his father, Pete Edochie (who is a veteran in the movie industry) to run for the 2023 presidential election.
Yul revealed his father's full support for his presidential ambition on his Instagram page on Thursday, February 12.
In the less-than-three-minute video tagged: "My Father Chief Pete Edochie endorses my 2023 Presidential ambition. God Almighty, take absolute control," Pete confirmed his position.
Umahi discloses APC's plans for Igbo presidency
In a related development, Dave Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would soon address the growing clamours for the Igbo presidency come 2023.
The governor expressed this confidence on Wednesday, February 10, while addressing the press after meeting with the Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe.
Umahi also berated people making "wrong personal views" on the issue of southeast producing the next president for the country.
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