The actor turned politican contested the November 2017 Anambra governorship election, on the platform of the DPC (Democratic Peoples Congress). He ran against 36 other governorship aspirants including the eventual winner Willie Obiano.
Yul Edochie for Nigeria Presidency
On his 36th birthday Sunday January 7th, he posted a video on his Instagram page where he stated his future political agenda of running for Nigerian President and his confidence of winning.
These were his own words:
“So it’s my birthday, 7th January 2018. I just turned 36. So happy birthday to me! 2018 is just unfolding. We pray for more blessings, so let’s just keep our fingers crossed. Who knows, i may just decide to run for president of Nigeria this time in 2019 and i will win” – @yuledochie
Despite his defeat in the last gubernatorial election, he is positive of winning in the 2019 presidential election.
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