“If na your papa dem mold like dis, you go like am?” – Outrage as lady makes a sculpture of Pete Edochie


A female sculptor’s endeavour to craft a sculpture of the veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie generates a wave of reactions from social media users.

Undoubtedly, the veteran actor is widely adored and has motivated individuals to produce works in his honor, including a life-sized sculpture of Pete Edochie recently made by an artist in Enugu.

In a Facebook post, a young man named Henry Nonso shared an image of the human-sized sculpture crafted by the Enugu lady while encouraging people to assess her craftsmanship.

He also included a picture of the 76-year-old actor to assist in evaluating the accomplishment of the sculptor.

“Female sculptor in Enugu molded legendary Nollywood actor Pete Edochie. “Rate her art on a scale of / 10,” he wrote.

How netizens reacted to the sculpture of Pete Edochie

Prince P Man said: “Why she come draw the old man ears like that… “She don spoil everything self.”

Becky Thecla said: “She tried. But there is a mistake in he’s nose and the four head. That y the thing no come too resemble the man. “Anyways you did a great job is not actually an easy one.”

Amarachi Lawrencia said: “She tried 7/10.”

Agbo Chiamaka Faith said: “Dem no resemble ahbi na my eye.”

Elijah Moses said: “Artist really need to understand the rules that guides the work, I am an artist and sculptor. it’s wrong to mode a person who is still Alive; instead draw the person…” 

Michael C Samuel said: “3½/10 you have to come and take your report card in prison yard urgently.”

Chineme Abel said: “If na your papa dem mold like dis talk true you go like am.” 

Gistreel.