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.