Stop Burning Shrines, Deities Not Evil – Edochie To Nigerians

Controversial Nollywood actor, turned Pastor, Yul Edochie has called on Nigerians to embrace tradition and culture so as to be free from mental slavery.

Africa Today News, New York reports that the actor, who recently opened an online Church, took to his Instagram page@yuledochie to offer the advice.

Deities are not evil; Nigerians should desist from burning shrines and traditional deities.

“It was the white man that convinced people to believe their traditions are evil; the ploy was to make us abandon our ways and embrace theirs so as to make slavery easy.

“Nigerians need to wake up and start embracing their traditions and culture; many deities acknowledge God Almighty

“Burning them could bring perpetual trouble. If you don’t understand something, leave it. If it is not disturbing you, don’t disturb it,” he said.

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The actor’s advice has triggered a backlash as Nigerians have taken to the social media to react, urging him to stick to one religion.

@sochi_infiniti wrote: “I am forced to ask at this point. Where are you? Where do you belong?”

“Bobbyhandleson wrote: “Church no work baba wan go babalawo way.”

@doreen.cindy wrote: “We predicted well, you are soon launching shrine.”

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nollywood actor unveiled his Christian ministry – ‘True Salvation Ministry’ – an online Church, in January.

The 42-year-old actor made the announcement on his official Facebook page, where he revealed that the ministry’s activities would be held on Sundays on his YouTube Channels.

In another report, veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie has asserted that any man who is able to cope with women and do it effectively can rule a country.

The actor made this assertion while speaking on women’s roles at home and in society.

Speaking in a video posted on his official social media page, Pete pointed out that any man who hits women out of provocation does not qualify to be a man.

He said women are not the easiest to be with but they turn a house into a home when they get into it.

Africa Today News, New York

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