Pete Edochie ‘Lion of Africa’ Stuns As He Celebrates 77th Birthday in Style, Fans Pray for Him

Pete Edochie ‘Lion of Africa’ Stuns As He Celebrates 77th Birthday in Style, Fans Pray for Him

  • Nollywood veteran Pete Edochie has flooded his social media page with adorable pictures as he marks his birthday
  • The senior Edochie, who wore a warm smile, posed in different outfits to specially celebrate his 77th birthday
  • Many of the Nollywood star's colleagues, fans and wellwishers have joined in the celebration online

It is a moment of celebration for Nollywood veteran actor Pete Edochie, aka Lion of Africa, as he clocks a year old on Thursday, March 7.

The thespian, who was excited to witness another year, took to his Instagram page to share different pictures of him in a lovely outfit.

Pete Edochie turns 77.
Pete Edochie slays in adorable outfits on birthday. Credit: @peteedochie
Source: Instagram

Pete, who is the father to actor-turned-pastor Yul Edochie, beamed with smiles in each of the pictures.

In a short caption, Pete wrote:

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"IBOBO 77."

Recall that the veteran was conferred the title of Ibobo Umuleri from his maternal hometown in December 2023.

See the pictures Pete Edochie shared below:

Birthday messages pour in for Pete Edochie captured some of the messages as Pete Edochie marked his 77th birthday. See them below:


"Happy birthday Daddy Ebubedike!!!"


"Happy birthday odogwu nna."


"Happy birthday Nnam AGABAIDU more life."


"Happy BirthdayKing Live Long in good health Daddy."


"Happy birthday sir, may you continue to live long sir."

"Happy birthday grandpa may God grant you good health nd keep you always"


"Happy birthday sir the legend himself."


"Odogwu with lots of RESPECT."


"Happy birthday big daddy, llnp in good health, you're gud to enjoy the fruits of your labour in good health, God's blessings upon you many more years to celebrate with us Daddy. May your days be long."

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"Happy birthday, living legend. My God father. God bless your new age. Many more fruitful years to come sir."


"Happy birthday Ogadagidi nwoke ike. Age in grace sir."

Kanayo visits Pete Edochie

Meanwhile, recently reported that Kanayo O. Kanayo visited the home of Pete Edochie.

KOK shared a video showing the moment he and other visitors exchanged pleasantries with the elderly Edochie.

The video caused a stir after Edochie did the sign of the cross following his handshake with KOK.


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