Nollywood veteran actress Rita Edochie is one of the actresses who have built their legacy and has also contributed their quota to the development of the Nollywood Movie Industry.
Rita Edochie got pregnant when she was in primary six after she was sexually abused by one of the sons of her family. She made it known that when she became pregnant, she didn’t know until the pregnancy became visible. She however hid her pregnancy from her family and friends for a few weeks since she didn’t want to abort it.
When her mother discovered she was pregnant, the family of the boy who abused her was confronted and they refused to take responsibility. She pleaded with her mother to let her have the baby. She later gave birth and her mother took care of the baby while she furthered her education.