Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has been carpeted over his reaction to the trending Shettima challenge.
Kemi Filani news reported that the challenge was triggered by the outfit APC Vice Presidential candidate, Kashim Shettima wore to the Nigerian Bar Association conference in Lagos on August 22.
While some Nigerians laughed off the trend, some others saw it as an insult to the personality who was out there to represent his principal, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The event, held on Monday, was graced by the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar and Labour Party, Peter Obi, respectively.
Shettima, who represented the standard bearer of the APC, Bola Tinubu, was dressed in a black suit and red tie, accompanied by a pair of gym shoes, which had stirred reactions from social media users.
Many Nigerians including celebrities had taken part in the challenge.
Faulting them, Yul Edochie noted how the youths always love trivialities.
He questioned why the youths can’t come up with the #PeterObi challenge to challenge themselves to be educated, intelligent, and outspoken like Peter Obi.
“Now I’m seeing Shettima challenge everywhere. People wearing auto & sneakers. Nigerian youths. Trivialities all the time. Why can’t you do Peter Obi challenge? Challenge yourselves to be educated like Peter, to speak and be intelligent like Peter. Una no go see that one do”.
A Twitter user had knocked him for his unsolicited opinion.
Taking a swipe at his polygamous lifestyle, he questioned why the actor couldn’t advise them to take part in #Fidelity challenge which will inspire men to stick to one wife.
According to him, the actor always promote things that he isn’t guilty of.
“Why you no tell us to do “Fidelity” challenge. Like, staying with one wife like Peter Obi. Nah the one way you no dey guilty of you wan promote. Abeg rest”.
knowledgebase news recalls Yul Edochie hyped his second marriage to actress, Judy Austin.
The actor shocked many as he counted the blessings the scandal brought him.
Yul, who was unashamed of his actions, had listed the several achievements his second marriage had brought to his family.
Yul Edochie noted how his first wife, May Yul Edochie, had bagged her first endorsement, which had never happened before the scandal.
He admitted that he had offended his wife in several ways but had apologized to her sincerely.
Further counting his blessings, he stated that the scandal had made him more famous and had brought Judy to the spotlight.
knowledgebase news also recalls Yul Edochie had slammed those who criticized his life and personal decision on social media.
The actor was highly criticized after he announced his decision to marry his colleague, Judy Austin who gave birth to his fourth son.
Taking to his Instastories, Yul Edochie made it known that envy was destroying people’s lives.
He wrote. “Envy no one. Clap for others until your time comes. Envy is destroying our people. Many aren’t progressing cos they spend so much time worrying about what others are doing rather than doing their own. If you know how much time you lose in a day just flipping through social media, watching what others are doing. There’s always something you can do to move yourself from point A to B. Focus.e dey your hand. Envy no one. YUL EDOCHIE.”