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Nollywood Actress, Tonto Dikeh Dumps Acting Career For Politics In Rivers State

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She stated that she was permanently leaving acting for politics.

A Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has finally dumped acting career for politics.

Dikeh revealed this during an interview with BBC Pidgin, stating she is officially taking a bow from acting.

She stated that she was permanently leaving acting for politics.

SaharaReporters had reported that the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Rivers State, Mr. Tonte Ibraye, announced Nollywood controversial actress, Tonto Dikeh as his running mate for the 2023 governorship election in Rivers State.

This was contained in a statement posted by Tonte Ibraye in June, on his verified Facebook page.

The statement reads: “After series of consultations with leaders of our party, the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Rivers State and the national level, I’m glad to announce Ambassador Tonto Dikeh as my running mate for the 2023 gubernatorial election in Rivers State.

“We are pleased to welcome her to the #RiversRescueMission2023 as we strive to improve the standard of living for everyone in our dear Rivers State.”

The actress also took to her official Instagram page on Friday to announce the news and thank the candidate for choosing her.

She said, “I thank Mr. Tonte Ibraye(@tonteibraye), the Governorship Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Rivers State for nominating me as his running mate.

“I’ve done like two films in 10 years, so you can’t tell me I’m still in the industry,” said the mother of one. I would always appreciate that it was the industry that my path started from, that my shine started from.

“It is something that I respect, but it’s not something that has been in my life for a while now. So even after the election, it is not something I plan on bringing back.”