Famous Nollywood actress turned politician, Tonto Dikeh has finally opened up on why she defected from the African Democratic Congress, ADC, to the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC.
DAILY POST reports that Tonto Dikeh was officially unveiled as an APC member by the National Women Leader, Dr Mary Alile at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Monday.
Speaking on her decision to join the APC, Tonto, who was the running mate of the ADC governorship candidate in Rivers State during the 2023 election, stated that she believes in the prosperity of Nigeria under President Bola Tinubu administration.
The actress in a post on her Instagram page on Tuesday, said, “Facts accompanied with evidence usually bring arguments to an end, which propel drastic decisions and changes for the common good.
“Having been presented with these facts, goals and vision of the current renewed hope agenda, I have decided to put emotions aside and work for the greater good of the Nigerian youth, women and the country at large as I have always done through Committee of Youth on Mobilization and Sensitization (CYMS) platform in partnership with the Federal Government.
“I have learnt over the years that impactful leadership comes from visionary leaders offering selfless service to humanity. This is not a win for me alone but for our dreams, hope and struggles to ensure we make our unborn generation proud with good legacies.
“As a patriotic Nigerian, I want to reiterate that I believe in the prosperity of Nigeria under the Renewed Hope agenda of President Bola Tinubu.”