Nollywood Star Tonto Dikeh Defects to APC, Gives Reasons


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LAGOS, Nigeria – Renowned Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has made headlines by officially joining the ruling (APC).


The actress, who also served as the deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the 2023 gubernatorial election in Rivers State, revealed her decision in an Instagram post.


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In her statement, Tonto Dikeh explained her shift to the APC, attributing it to her belief in the renewed hope agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. She emphasized that the presentation of facts and evidence about the vision of the current administration of the APC played a pivotal role in her decision.

Dikeh expressed, “Facts accompanied with evidence usually bring arguments to an end, which propel drastic decisions and changes for the common good.”


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The actress, known for her advocacy for the Nigerian youth and women, as well as her involvement with the Committee of Youth on Mobilization and Sensitization (CYMS) in partnership with the Federal Government, is driven by her commitment to the betterment of her country.


She stated, “I have learned over the years that impactful leadership comes from visionary leaders offering selfless service to humanity. I am all about the progress of my country, Nigeria, and the youths of this great nation at large.

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Dikeh emphasized that her decision to join the APC is not just a personal victory but a triumph for the dreams, hopes, and struggles of Nigerians aiming to create a legacy that future generations can be proud of.


As a patriotic Nigerian, a progressive youth, and an advocate of the girl-child, I want to reiterate that I believe in the prosperity of Nigeria under the RENEWED HOPE AGENDA OF President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR,” she declared.

Tonto Dikeh’s decision to switch her political allegiance has already sparked discussions in Nigeria’s political landscape, with many eager to see how her involvement in the APC will shape the future of Nigerian politics and her continued efforts to promote positive change.

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