Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie has come under heavy criticism after expressing disappointment over the high rate of jealousy and envy amongst Igbos.
Goldennewsng reports that the controversial actor via his Instagram page lamented the hatred amongst the igbos.
According to Yul, the biggest haters around an Igbo man or woman doing well is usually their family members.
The actor then urged his tribal men to do better, noting that until they address the envy and competition, before things can change .
He wrote; “Too much jealousy and envy amongst Igbos.Why?? If you’re doing well as an Igbo person, your biggest haters are your fellow Igbo person. Sometimes even your family members. Igbos we need to do better. We’re great.Stop the envy. Stop the competition. Things change when we address them.”
The statement did not sit well with the actor’s fans who called him out, accusing him of exhibiting the same triats he’s condemning..
Reacting Ladyque wrote, “Coming from someone that left his Igbo brother to support another person. Yul, please.”
Austine.dickson.9 wrote:“But oga you refuse to support your own Igbo brother rather you supported a old yoroba man, This is the same ways Peter Obi was feeling when you where supporting tifnubu.Mind you i am not an Igbo boy.”
Shugaboi Henry wrote, “Close that your confused mouth and sense who told you that you are Igbo. Eat your corn in please if you want coconut too then ask for it.”
Ralph New Revelation wrote, “This is not about the tr!be, this guy has lost his sense of belonging. Son a titled man can address issues like this in public without being tribalistic. From his comment, he’s No1 enemies of the Igbos.”
Mo Command wrote, “Jealousy and hatred as nothing to do with tr!be. It’s happens everywhere, bro.”
Dera wrote, “Stop pushing this dead narrative! This exists in every tr!be but you don’t hear them openly make statements like this”.
Maxwell wrote: “Are you just waking up to this? Why haven’t you published about the Igbo hatred amongst itself for decades? It is now that you are finding favor from the other tribe that you can come boldly to condemn the Igbo hatred on themselves. ZUKWANIKE MR YUL.”
Amagrace wrote: “So why you dey against Peter Obi your brother? You be jealousy?”