Yul Edochie’s 16-year-old son died playing football

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, lost his first son, Kambilichukwu Edochie, on Thursday morning. It has been established that he died while playing the game of football with friends.

Kambilichukwu died just two months after Edochie celebrated his 16th birthday with his wife, Mary Edochie.

Yul had on January 4 celebrated his (son) birthday via his Instagram account with the message: “A very happy 16th birthday to my first son, Kambilinachukwu Leo Yul-Edochie. May God lead and protect you always. With many more happy years. Daddy loves you.”

Confirming the news of his death on Thursday, a family member who spoke with the Vanguard newspaper, was quoted as saying that Kambilichukwu died on Thursday.

“After his exam in school, he joined his mates to play football and he developed a seizure and was rushed to the Mother and Child Hospital. All efforts by the doctors to resuscitate him proved abortive,” she said.