Celebrities in the Nollywood Family made the birthday celebration a memorable one for legendary actor , Pete Edochie who turned 75 yesterday, 7th March.
One of the celebrities that went the extra mile to honour and celebrate Pete is the Abia State born actor, Browny Igboegwu.
Igboegwu donated a fat ram to the start actor of “Things Fall Apart” as he announced on social media.
Born on March 7, 1947, Chief Pete Edochie, is believed to be one of Africa’s most talented actors.
He is a recipient of many prestigious awards including an Industry Merit Award by Africa Magic and Lifetime Achievement by Africa Film Academy.
Chief Edochie who was a broadcaster and seasoned administrator came to limelight in the 1980s when he played the lead role of Okonkwo in an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s all-time best selling novel, Things Fall Apart.
A devout Catholic from Anambra State, South East Nigeria, Edochie in 2003 was honored as a Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) by President Olusegun Obasanjo.