Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has described ace actor, Chief Pete Edochie, as a residing legend and an icon of the Nigerian film business.
Governor Ikpeazu spoke on Sunday, on the heels of the 74th birthday of the celebrated Nigeria actor.
The Governor said that Pete Edochie has used the platform of flicks to solidify his place as considered one of Nigeria’s best actors, utilizing motion pictures as a robust instrument of social engineering, societal reorientation and cultural revival.
His phrases, “Within the Nineteen Eighties, I watched Pete Edochie for the primary time in a film. It was the difference of Chinua Achebe’s e-book, THINGS FALL APART on NTA, the place he performed the position of the e-book’s protagonist, OKONKWO. In powerfully enjoying that position and completely personifying Achebe’s Okonkwo, Pete walked himself into the mainstream of the Nigerian film business. Since then and until date, he has cemented his place within the First Eleven of the film world in our nation.”
Persevering with, Ikpeazu stated, “by the varied roles he has performed over time within the numerous variety of motion pictures he has featured in, Pete Edochie has grow to be a robust image of social engineering and worth reorientation. Above all, he has proven that it’s doable to excel in any chosen career by sheer grit, exhausting work, dedication and tenacity. He has grown to grow to be a colossus within the business with an unmistakable commanding presence in our motion pictures “.
He additional stated Pete Edochie has impressed many younger Nigerians to hunt a profession path within the movie business, thus changing into a residing spring of inspiration for a lot of.
Governor Ikpeazu on behalf of the federal government and folks of Abia State wished Chief Pete Edochie a really glad 74th birthday and prayed the Almighty God to grant him many extra years of service within the Nigerian film business.