Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has come under fire on the internet. Following her announcement today as the newest member of the All Progressive Congress by the APC women leader.
The movie actor formally defected from the African Democratic Congress (ADC) to the African Progressive Party (APC), having run for governor of Rivers State this year.
Tonto Dikeh was formally welcomed to the party when the news was announced in a statement on the party’s Twitter page.
At the APC National Secretariat in Abuja, Dr. Mary Allow, the National Women Leader of the party, formally unveiled the movie actress.
Tonto Dikeh, the latest @officialAPCNg member, will be officially unveiled by the APC National Women Leader, Dr Mary Alile, today by 3 pm at the APC National Secretariat, Abuja, Nigeria.
@OfficialAPCNg National Women Leader, in her speech, welcomes Amb Tonto Dikeh, who just officially joined the APC”.
The actress’s move to APC caused a stir online as many dragged her for joining the leading party.
Amara Shuga wrote, “Watching her support the same people she fought should tell you how Nigeria works. If you can’t beat them, you join them
Michelle Dera wrote, “She is just a woman striving for more
Charlemagne Bon wrote, “Yul support APC children of anger no gree am rest
Prince Nedu wrote, “Justice for Mohbad turned into a political campaign for her
Peaceful Baddie wrote, “Hmmm this is to tell you that nobody is to be trusted smh
Prest Hann wrote, “You all use the same energy you used in dragging Toyin o
Chike Odogwu wrote, “She wants to enter inside the main thing to fight justice for Mohbad. PH girls no dey ever collect last seat
Gerog Kelvin wrote, “This one na money she dey fine
Nk Clothings wrote, “Why bad belle wan finish people
The Free Thinker wrote, “Chameleon
K Kadosh wrote, “Babe dey find appointment. Hope you sha know there is a queen on ground. Ehen”.
Remember, Tonto Dikeh surprised a lot of people a few months ago when she declared her intention to run for governor of Rivers State?
However, the actress was chosen to be Rivers State’s African Democratic Congress candidate Tonte Ibraye’s running mate.
More so, she boasted about her flawless leadership abilities during a detailed discussion of her political career in an interview with Channels Television.
Sadly, she never got a chance to run for office because she gave up her seat to another party against the advice of political establishment figures.
Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh joins APC
Tonto Dikeh who was the Rivers State 2023 deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress, was unveiled by the National Women Leader, Dr Mary Alile & Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Duro Meseko at the Party's HQ pic.twitter.com/vPglT5SCGT
— APC Nigeria (@OfficialAPCNg) October 23, 2023