Nollywood actor and politician, Yul Edochie has dumped the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) party for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to support Atiku Abubakar in the forthcoming presidential election.
He has also resigned as the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on creative and entertainment media to Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra State.
Edochie said his decision was in the interest of Nigerians.
“Today I gave up my position as SSA to Governor of Anambra and joined the PDP with tons of my supporters to give 100% support to Atiku and Peter Obi.
“I do this for all suffering Nigerians, I believe it will not be in vain. I believe in PDP.”
A son of Nollywood veteran actor, Pete Edochie, Yul also thanked Governor Obiano for the opportunity to serve.
“I thank you sir, His Excellency Chief Willie Obiano, the Executive Governor of Anambra State for giving me the opportunity to work with you, also to the First Lady of Anambra Chief Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano. Thank you. Nigeria needs me.
Edochie vied against his boss in the 14 July 2017 governorship election on the platform of Democratic Peoples Congress and lost.