A popular Nollywood actor Yul Edochie backs Mercy Eke, insisting she is not local but pure Nigerian citizen or Biafran

Yuledochie recently clapped hard in support of formal Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) 2019 who is known by name Mercy Eke.

The Nollywood star however screen god appeared to have been scrolling past his feed on micro blogging platform, Twitter, when he came across a report about an individual who labelled Mercy as a local star and said she is too annoying.

The Nollywood star who was not pleased with the label given to the young lady took to her defense and corrected the impression that she is local.

In a statement by the actor, a lot of Nigerians have been so consumed by the westerners that it has made them start seeing their people as local.

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In other words, the actor stated that popular footballer Cristiano Ronaldo speaks English language with a Portugese accent and has never been referred to as being local. He emphasized the fact that Nigerians are not white.

Edochie also made it clear that Mercy is not local but should be seen as a Nigerian or a Biafran.

“Many brains need to be formatted in this country. We no be Oyibo. Mercy Eke is not local, she is simply Nigerian or Biafran,” his tweet read in part.