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Celebrating The King Of Proverbs Pete Edochie At 71

The king of Nigerian proverbs, Pete Edochie, is 71 today. It is almost impossible to know who Pete Edochie is especially in Nigeria. The veteran actor who rose to national prominence with his role in the NTA’s adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s, Things Fall Apart, is an embodiment of wisdom.

Often described as the African King Solomon, the ace broadcaster never fails to say a proverb when he talks. In fact, a lot of millennials refer to him as the king of “deep”.

As he clocks 71 today, we have compiled a list of Pete Edochie inspired quotes:


The cow in a hurry to go to America will come back as corned beef. Source: Twitter

Girls are like mangoes. While you are waiting for them to ripen, others are eating them with salt.

People often say motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That is why we recommend it daily.

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