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Yul Edochie drags Journalist, Sam Omatseye, over Obi-tuary article ‣

Nollywood Actor, Yul Edochie, has dragged the Chairman of The Nation Newspaper Editorial Board, Sam Omatseye after he wrote an article with an offensive headline towards Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of Labour Occasion.

Mr Omatseye, in his article titled ‘Obi-tuary’, claimed that whereas Obi has dissociated himself from the Biafran agenda and the Indigenous Folks of Biafra, the previous Anambra State governor is driving on the Biafran agenda to push himself as a southern candidate.

A part of the Article reads;

Obi has turned out to be an excuse for even closet Biafrans to betray open feelings about Biafra with out being accused of it.

This consists of intellectuals who didn’t present mercy to him whereas he reigned in Anambra as a pharisaic chief govt. It’s like sporting a color beneath one other color. Obi has develop into a shelter for each miscreants and activists of the group.”


Nonetheless, the article elicited sharp criticism from supporters of the LP candidate, who’ve accused Omatseye of being bias.

In a tweet on Tuesday, Omatseye alleged that Obi’s supporters are threatening his life.



In the meantime, Actor Yul Edochie is amongst these condemning the assertion made by Omatseye.

The film star took to his Twitter web page to name out Mr. Sam Omatseye relating to his assertion on Obi. He mentioned that the columnist’s use of Obi-tuary in a publication is counter-productive and uncalled for.

He confused that the use hateful and uncultured speeches attracted the backlash and alleged loss of life threats he acquired.

Yul wrote;

You get up and write an article about an individual who remains to be alive, connect his image and caption it Obituary.

Then when folks begin to insult you for it you begin crying for assist. No be you discover hassle? It is best to know when traces are crossed. Are you ordinary?



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