Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has praised herself after stepping down from the gubernatorial election taking place today, March 18.
Fans were stunned when Tonto Dikeh and her running mate gave up the governorship of Rivers State to another political party.
The former actress announced on her page that she will leave her position to support the APC governorship candidate.
Tonto Dikeh claims that she acted on the advice of political elders who suggested forming forces with another political party to boost the likelihood of unification and give them a chance to fight with the PDP party, which was more powerful.
“STRONGER TOGETHER FOR A UNITED RIVERS STATE..
Having carefully listened to the advise of elders and political leaders of Rivers State on the need for the opposition to look inwards and present a unified, competent and generally acceptable candidate with the capacity to win the March 18th gubernatorial elections, and the need for the opposition to prevent splitting its votes amongst several candidates, today we officially adopted Pastor Tonye Cole, Governorship Candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Rivers State as the consensus and unifying Candidate of the opposition. Upon his victory Tonye Cole will form a unity government comprising of the APC and other opposition parties in this alliance titled “Stronger Together for a United Rivers State”. I hereby call on all my supporters to vote for Tonye Cole of the APC this Saturday”.
In a recent update, Tonto Dikeh praised herself on her Instagram page.
In the era of female warriors, Tonto proclaimed herself a warrior. She said that she is tough, ambitious, and that she is very clear about what she want.
“I am warrior in the mirror in the time of women warriors; the longtime for justice is the sword I carry” “I’m tough, I’m ambitious, and I knew exactly what I want. I AM WOMAN”.
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