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Yul Edochie pays tribute to Larry Koldsweat, the man who helped him gain stardom in Nollywood

Yul Edochie who is the son of the popular Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie took to his Facebook handle yesterday to eulogies another Nollywood star, Larry Koldsweat who he claimed prayed for him and introduced him to a job as a movie director

Yul Edochie and his father, Pete Edochie

Yul recalled how uncle Larry, as he is popularly called, would call him on weekly basis to find out if he was on a job and then offer some words of encouragement to him, and then how he finally got him hooked up to a job as a director through referal.

In Yul's very words, "One day Uncle Larry called me and told me had secured a movie job for me in Lagos, to assist a director (Emeka First Image) but I should hold on for him to speak with the executive producer to make sure I would get paid before coming.

I couldn't wait, my blood dey hot as always.

For me it has always been passion before money, so I took the next available bus from Enugu to Lagos, went straight to his hotel room and knocked.

Uncle Larry was shocked to see me.

He said to me, but I told you to wait let me ensure that you will get paid before coming.

I told him that I needed to work, whether I would get paid or not wasn't my problem, I needed to show the talent I had in me.

He was so touched.

He placed his hand on my head and prayed for me, and told me that with that kind of zeal in me I would become one of the greatest in no distant time.

And the rest is history.

I will always celebrate you Uncle Larry.

Long life, protection, blessings upon blessings I wish you in the mighty name of Jesus, Amen."

Uncle Larry

Yul is currently having an academy where he mentors young people on acting

Kudos to Yul Edochie for not forgetting the ladder with which he climed to the roof top. It is always good to give honour to those honour is due.

Kindly make your opinion known about this 

Part of the message posted on Yul's Facebook page yesterday

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