Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has been named Entertainment Personality of the Year by a new outfit Chinyere Magazine.
The 38-year-old made this known in an Instagram post on Tuesday.
The movie star dedicated the award to his fans, movie producers, directors and actors he had worked with.
“Thank you to @chinenye_igwa Chinenye Magazine for this honour. Thank you to my fans, all lovers of Yul Edochie, the Executive Producers, Producers, Directors and Actors I have ever worked with. And to the Government of Anambra State. This is for you all. ENTERTAINMENT PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR. It is not a small something,” he wrote.
Yul will be presented the award on August 28 in Awka, Anambra State.
Other awardees include Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade, Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu, Senator Dino Melaye among others.
Yul recently returned to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) after his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2018.