Veteran Nollywood actor Chief Pete Edochie has reacted to the death of former Ghana president Jerry John Rawlings.
He expressed great sadness about the loss of the respected statesman of the West African country.
The Nigerian actor described J.J Rawlings as his ‘dear friend’.
Pete Edochie said this when he took to social media pages to eulogize the former president.
The veteran had a cordial relationship with Mr. Rawlings while he was alive.
He described the late Rawlings as a man whose legacy will forever remain a part of African history.
“Rest in Peace & Power, my dear friend Jerry Rawlings. Your legacy is forever part of African history,” he wrote.
Pete Edochie, who according to many, bears a resemblance to the late former President, also shared a strong connection with him.
The veteran actor said prior to his first meeting with Mr. Rawlings, countless Ghanaians had approached him saying, he reminds them of their former president to the extent that his own daughters joined in the fray.