Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has received a title from the Northern Youths Consultative Forum in Abuja.
He was given the title of “Garkuwan Martasan Arewa” which translates to “Shield and protector of northern youths and Icon of nation-building.”
Sharing a video on his Instagram account #yuledochie on Monday, September 18, he said: “A few days ago I received a delegation from the Northern Youths Consultative Forum, in my office in Abuja.
Yul Edocie added that they honored him with an award and title GARKUWAN MARTASAN AREWA, which means, SHIELD AND PROTECTOR OF NORTHERN YOUTHS and ICON OF NATION BUILDING.
“In appreciation of my contribution to nation-building, youth empowerment, socio-economic & political development, and astute participation in good governance for the benefit of Humanity and Nigeria. Sincerely appreciated. Thank you, Arewa Youths.” He said.
The Nollywood icon has been building a reputation for himself with notable achievements in the Nigerian movie industry. He has also ventured into politics, running for Governor of Anambra State in 2017.