Actor and son of Nollywood veteran Pete Edochie, Yul Edochie, has been appointed the Senior Special Adviser to the governor of Anambra state on creative and entertainment media.
The actor made this known on his Instagram page on Friday, July 6, 2018, The former Anambra state governorship aspirant thanked the state governor, Willie Obiano, for the chance given him to serve the people. He said:
“I thank His Excellency Chief Dr. Willie Obiano(Akpokue Dike) Executive Governor of Anambra State for appointing me SSA to the Governor on Creative & Entertainment Media. Thank you, sir, for seeing the zeal in me to serve the people and believing in me. Special thanks to Ndi Anambra, Ndi youth for your support and prayers, I will not let you down.
His acceptance of the appointment would probably spell an end to this April 18 declaration to run in the 2019 general election for the office of the president.
Edochie contested for governorship of Anambra under the Democratic Peoples Congress in 2017 and polled 145 votes, losing to the incumbent.