Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has revealed the brutal reaction meted out to him by his father, Pete Edochie after he told him while he was in Secondary school that he was no longer interested in education.
The actor who was reacting to critics for condemning a father in a viral video for beating his son for failing in school in spite of spending $21,000 on his fees, recalled how his father dealt with him after telling him he wanted to drop out of school.
Yul who took to Twitter to reveal his ordeal at the time said that his father ‘gave him a beating that reset his brain’ after he told him to open an electrical shop for him, instead of going to school.
He wrote on Twitter; “In JS2, I told my father I didn’t want to go to school anymore, he should open an electrical shop for me. He said ok. He invited me to his room, locked the door & pulled out his belt. He gave me a beating that reset my brain to a factory setting. Look at me today. Thank you Dad!
Yul’s comments comes after police authorities in Zambia summoned the said man in the viral video for giving his son multiple slaps after the boy, failed to sit for his Maths and English exams, and failed other courses but got a distinction in Music despite the father paying $21,000 as tuition fees in the American International School of Lusaka, Zambia.
According to new reports, Police in Zambia summoned the father identified as George Bester, for ”questioning” on April 20 2020, after the video went viral online.
In the video which was probably recorded in 2018 and recently surfaced, the angry father is seen beating the boy while scolding him.
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