Pete Edochie has blamed feminism for the rise in home violence and damaged marriages.
Talking to BBC Igbo, the veteran actor acknowledged that feminism isn’t our tradition as Africans.
He added that when a lady leaves her mother and father and follows her husband, she’s to do no matter her husband needs her to do.
He additional acknowledged that generally of home violence, girls are accountable as a result of they’re not submissive.
He additionally complained that ladies immediately don’t know learn how to do basic items like cooking to maintain their husbands comfortable, regardless of getting a proper training.
He mentioned his mom didn’t get a proper training, but she cooks quite a lot of dishes very effectively in a approach that’s pleasing to his father.
“Any girl who can’t prepare dinner can’t name herself a lady, no,” he mentioned.
He continued: “This factor referred to as feminism, that’s what results in girls getting overwhelmed in marriages.
“While you discuss to a lady, she’s going to reply to you. When she responds to you, you received’t be capable of bear it so that you’ll stretch out your hand and beat her up.”
He mentioned he doesn’t like seeing girls cry as a result of it touches him deeply however girls are those who do issues that result in the beating.
He went on to say that ladies’s understanding is restricted. He added that he has handled a whole lot of girls, together with working with them as their boss and he has come to the conclusion that their understanding is small.
He mentioned in Igbo: “Its not all the pieces they clarify to you that you simply individuals perceive. For the file, girls’s understanding is restricted, let me inform you the reality.
“I don’t hate them however I’ve had dealings with them lots, together with these at work the place I’m the pinnacle. Their understanding is restricted to a big extent, do you perceive?”
He additionally insisted that the African tradition doesn’t worship girls like they do in western nations.
He mentioned: “This factor referred to as feminism has no usefulness. We don’t worship girls in our tradition.
“White individuals worship girls.
“Should you discover within the western nations, three or 4 girls may come up and say a person touched them inappropriately at work and the person will resign for that motive. Such a factor can’t occur in our land.
“In our tradition, if as a lady, no man tells you ways good trying you’re, you’ll keep in a spot, crying, and asking your self for those who’re not adequate to have a look at. That is how our tradition is.”
He reiterated that he’s a person who adheres strongly to our tradition and traditions.
For the African males, he mentioned a variety of them now apply trendy developments that aren’t African, like kneeling to suggest to a lady. He went on to sentence this apply.
“Kneeling down to provide a lady a hoop since you need to marry her is just not our tradition as Igbo individuals.
“Any man who kneels in entrance of the lady he needs to marry, what meaning is that he has taken the headship of his household and handed it over to the lady, that’s what it means.”