My father gave me a beating that reset my brain about school – Nollywood actor Yul Edochie

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The son of Nollywood veteran, Pete Edochie, was commenting on a viral video which captures a man beating his son for failing his examination despite paying USD21,000 in tuition.

Though many social media users thinks the act was uncalled for, Yul Edochie says he received an unforgettable corporal punishment when he boldly confronted his father about his decision to quit formal education.

He said he was in his second year in junior high school when the incident happened.

Yul said he told his father to set up an electrical shop for him and cancel his education, and according to him, he was locked up in his father’s room and was given a ‘beating which reset his brain to factory setting’.

He tweeted: “In JS2, I told my father I didn’t want to go to school anymore, he should open 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 factory setting. Look at me today. Thank you Dad!”

Yul Edochie

@YulEdochie

In JS2, I told my father I didn’t want to go to school anymore, he should open 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 factory setting.
Look at me today.
Thank you Dad!