Yul Edochie Pulls out of 2019 Presidential Race

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has dropped out of the 2019 presidential elections.

The Anambra-born thespian made the announcement on his social media handles, saying he is stepping down after due consideration and consultations.

Edochie, who is the Senior Special Assistant on Creative & Entertainment Media to Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, however said he remains committed to building a new Nigeria that works for all

“After due consideration & consultations, I will no longer run for President of Nigeria, 2019. To my supporters, worry not.

“I remain committed to building a new Nigeria that works for all, irrespective of class, tribe or religion.

“Together we shall achieve it. God bless.”

A graduate of Dramatic Arts at the University of Port Harcourt, Edochie was a former Anambra gubernatorial aspirant under the Democratic Peoples Congress in 2017.

He is the son of legendary Nollywood actor Pete Edochie.

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