Yul Edochie, the popular Nollywood star, has hailed his father and veteran colleague, Pete, for the discipline he meted out on his children while they were younger.
Sharing a picture of his father on Instagram, Yul stated that his father made him and his siblings tough, due to his strictness.
The actor recounted an episode where his father’s presence forced them to take drugs as kids.
Yul wrote, “Those days as kids, when we had malaria, my mum could spend so long petting and begging you to take your Nivaquine drugs which were very bitter then.
“When that style no work, she’ll now send someone to go call Popsi.
“Omo, once my Dad comes into the room, standing at the door staring at you with his mean face and his belt in hand, bros you go rush your drugs instantly and be happy after taking them.
“And once he’s around, you must take your drugs with water, no matter how bitter it is,. No drink for you, just water.
“Popsi was strict to a fault. Him no get time to pet you oo. No nonsense man. Those days we dey fear am. Now I appreciate him so much.
“He made us tough. Ebubedike 1 of Africa @peteedochie. I love this man. My man forever.” (sic)
Yul had earlier revealed his intentions to run for President in the forthcoming 2023 general elections, and his father has drummed up support for him.