Pete Edochie has just turned 72 and fans all over the country have taken to their social media to celebrate him.
The legendary actor rose to fame for his role as Okonkwo in the Tv adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, and he went on to perform exceptionally in over 200 Nollywood films, the most recent being Genevieve Nnaji’s Netflix film, Lionheart.
Edochie continues to wax stronger, to inspire the younger generation of artists, and it is for these reasons that fans have taken to Twitter to sing his praises.
See some of the best tweets below:
Happy Birthday to veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie.
To celebrate him, here is a proverb from us; ‘A man that knows the value of airtime, will be among the first 100 to subscribe to GOtv Max and get N3000 airtime.
Let's have your own favorite proverb from the talented actor pic.twitter.com/4yHC4Aw4cf
— GOtv Nigeria (@GOtvNg) March 7, 2019
Hurray, Chief Pete Edochie (Ogadagidi) is 72 years today! Long may he live 🙏🎉
Let's celebrate him today with his favorite wise quote. pic.twitter.com/9SYq19Pl22
— IGBO PROVERBS (@IgboProverbs_) March 7, 2019
The only man stronger than Thanos. Makes sacrifice without crying like Thanos.
•No Africa Girl Will Choose 6 Packs over Cars.
•Beware of the naked man who offers you cloths.
•The death of a Lion can't be announced by a Goat
Happy 72th Birthday The Greatest Sir Pete Edochie pic.twitter.com/7v7Q9GioBy
— Zoba Man Utd 👑 (@ZobaTwits) March 7, 2019
Happy 72nd Birthday to Chief Pete Edochie (MON), Nollywood Veteran, Living Legend and one of Africa’s most talented actors!!!
— BONA NAIJA (@BonaNaija) March 7, 2019
Happy Birthday Daddy..
Role Model extraordinary..
Living Legend – Pete Edochie ❤️ pic.twitter.com/2smc9RPtl2
— Duke Edoho (@droayung) March 7, 2019
Happy 72nd birthday to the real legend. Sir Pete Edochie. pic.twitter.com/iSbV2u2hp1
— Innoson Vehicles (@innosonvehicles) March 7, 2019