Just in: Actor Yul Edochie loses first son

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Emerging reports indicate that Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has lost his first son, Kambilichukwu Edochie, according to a Vanguard Newspaper report.

It was gathered that Yul’s first son was rushed to the hospital after falling unconscious, the report noted.

A source who spoke to Vanguard on condition of anonymity, revealed that Yul has confirmed Kambilichukwu’s death as at the time this report was filed.

May’s sister who was at the scene said ‘the boy read throughout the night preparing for his exam, today.’ After his exam in school, he joined his mates to play football and that’s when he developed a seizure and was rushed to Mother and Child Hospital. All efforts by the doctors to resuscitate him proved abortive, the report added.

The sad incident is coming two months after Yul Edochie and his first wife May, celebrated their first son and second child as he turned 16; showering encomiums and blessings on him.

“My first son just turned 16. Happy birthday to you Kambi Leo Yul-Edochie. Many more great years I wish you with loads of accomplishments and greatness. May God be with you always. Daddy loves you,” his father wrote on Instagram

Yul, the last child of veteran actor, Pete Edochie, married his wife, Mary, at 22 after they both dated for six years. He followed in his father’s footsteps and debuted in the movie industry a year after his marriage, the Vanguard report concluded.
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