Popular actor Yul Edochie has lost his first son, Kambilichukwu, on Thursday, March 30.
Kambilichukwu was reportedly rushed to the hospital after he fell unconscious.
The deceased was said to have read throughout the night in preparation for his examinations today.
After his exam in school, he joined his mates to play football, developed a seizure and was rushed to Mother and Child Hospital.
All efforts by the doctors to resuscitate him proved abortive, according to reports.
This is coming two months after Yul Edochie and his first wife May, celebrated their first son and second child on turning sixteen.
Reacting to the incident, a section of Nigerians took to their Twitter handles to blame the unfortunate death on Yul’s decision to marry a second wife, saying “polygamous dangerous”.
The actor had in June 2022 announced he had taken a second wife, Judy Austin Muoghalu.
Yul, however, received backlash from his fans and followers of his first wife, May Edochie, saying polygamy was not part of his marital vows during the first wedding.
While Nigerians and other sympathizers across the world mourn the death of , some persons have blamed the boy’s death on Yul’s marriage.