Popular Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has prayed for God to make him the next president of Nigeria.
Edochie, who has always shared his desire to run for the highest political position in the country, shared a post via his Instagram page on Friday, January 7, 2021, praying to God to answer his prayers as he turned 40.
He wrote, “Happy 40th birthday to me. Happy birthday to a man of peace and love. I thank God for letting me see this day in my life. I thank God for all his blessings. All the prayer points and wishes I had many years ago God has answered all of them and even more,” he wrote.
“And I’m grateful to Him. I have just one more prayer point, one more birthday wish as I turn 40 today. Dear God, please make me the President of Nigeria in 2023 so I can wipe away the tears of my people. Thank you Lord for answering my prayer.”
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Earlier in 2018, he declared his intention to run for presidency in the 2019 general elections.
He wrote, “Today I declare my interest to run for President of the greatest country in the world, Nigeria. A blessed country that has been crippled by decades of bad leadership. Enough is Enough!Fellow Nigerians, stand with me let us bring the problems of our country to the THE LAST BUS STOP!!!” he wrote.
He later revealed that he was no longer contesting for the office of the president.
Afterwards, he was appointed as the Senior Special Assistant to the Anambra state governor, Willy Obiano, on Creative and Entertainment Media.
This recent development is indicative of his interest in the coming 2023 elections.