‘I Will Marry From Your Family In My Next Life’ -Rita Edochie Eulogizes Pete Edochie At 77

Rita Edochie, a Nollywood actress and sister-in-law to veteran actor, Pete Edochie has declared that in her next life, she would gladly be part of the Edochie family due to the legendary actor’s remarkable qualities.

She said this on Thursday while celebrating Edochie as he clocked 77. She praised Edochie’s loving and caring nature.


Actress Rita, took to her Instagram page, @ritaedochie, to say, ”In over 30 years of knowing you as my dear husband’s brother, I have never known any regrets nor discomfort.

“Ibobo, you have been remarkably loving, caring, concerned, and amazing. I am greatly delighted to be your sister-in-law.

“I have said it before, and I will say it again, in my next life, I will surely be married by the Edochies.

“On this special day that marks another year of wonderful existence, I want to take a moment to celebrate the incredible person you are.


“Happy birthday, my great husband, your charisma, wisdom and warm heart have left an indelible mark on everyone fortunate enough to know you.

“May this year bring you so much joy, success, unforgettable moments. As you blow out the candles, may your wishes soar high and your dreams come true.

“Your presence in our lives is a true blessing; today is a reminder to cherish the remarkable soul that you are.

“Here is to another year of laughter, love, and unforgettable memories, cheers to you my great brother-in-law, like no other.

“I will always love and respect you, live in longevity, and soar immensely. Wishing you more of March 7, the great lion of Africa,” she wrote.


Actor Yul Edochie also joined in hailing his father as the “Lion of Africa,” while Kanayo O Kanayo termed Edochie a “great masquerade”

Yul wrote, “A very happy birthday to you, Daddy. The Lion of Africa. The Legendary Chief Pete Edochie (@peteedochie). The most handsome 77-year-old man. Ibobo Umueri, The Greatest. I wish you many more beautiful years filled with God’s blessings. May God lead you always..”

While actor Kanayo O Kanayo who described Edochie as a grate masquerade said, “We are birthday mates. He makes it a duty to call me on March 1. Ebubedike, Ogadagidi, and Mmuo nabu. Great to celebrate while you are alive and kicking well… Happy 77th birthday, onye nkem”.

In celebration, Edochie flooded his Instagram with charming pictures, expressing gratitude for the gift of life at 77.

The actor, also known as the ‘Lion of Africa,’ received warm wishes and accolades from the Nollywood community.

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