"There is a Mistake": Nigerians React to Human-Size Sculpture of Pete Edochie Enugu Lady Moulded

"There is a Mistake": Nigerians React to Human-Size Sculpture of Pete Edochie Enugu Lady Moulded

  • A picture of the huge sculpture a lady in Enugu made for veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has surfaced on social media
  • Internet users were divided with many tackling the sculptor for not doing a clean job, while others seemed impressed
  • An old picture of the 76-year-old was placed side by side with the human-size sculpture for comparison

No doubt veteran actor, Pete Edochie, is loved by many and has inspired people to create things in his honour.

A lady's attempt at doing a sculpture of him has been greeted with mixed feelings.

Sculpture, Pete Edochie
She moulded a human-size sculpture of Pete Edochie. Photo Credit: @peteedochie, Facebook/Henry Nonso
Source: Instagram

In a Facebook post, a young man, identified as Henry Nonso, shared a picture of a human-size sculpture of Pete an Enugu lady moulded and urged people to rate her work.

He also attached a picture of the 76-year-old to aid in the review of the sculptor's effort. He wrote:

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"Female sculptor in Enugu molded legendary Nollywood actor Pete Edochie.
"Rate her art on a scale of / 10."

A lady believed to be the sculptor was seen posing beside the moulded 'Pete Edochie'. Many internet users scored the lady low.

People rate the sculptor's work

Prince P Man said:

"Why she come draw the old man ears like that...
"She don spoil everything self."

Becky Thecla said:

"She tried.
"But there is a mistake in he's nose and the four head.
"That y the thing no come too resemble the man.
"Anyways you did a great job is not actually an easy one."

Amarachi Lawrencia said:

"She tried 7/10."

Agbo Chiamaka Faith said:

"Dem no resemble ahbi na my eye."

Elijah Moses said:

"Artist really need to understand the rules that guides the work, I am an artist and sculptor " it's wrong to mode a person who is still Alive; instead " draw the person..."

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Michael C Samuel said:

"3½/10 you have to come and take your report card in prison yard urgently."

Chineme Abel said:

"If na your papa dem mold like dis talk true you go like am."

Pete Edochie reenacts 1962 recitation

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that veteran Nollywood actor Pete Edochie had reenacted his recitation made in 1962.

He recited from the heart and gesticulated as he sat like royalty in a white outfit and a red cap on a magnificent chair.

The people around were mesmerised by Pete Edochie's recitation and had to be prompted by the person behind the camera to clap for him.

Source: Legit.ng

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