Actress, Tonto Dikeh has taken to social media to defend her decamping to the All Progressive Congress (APC)
Glamsquad reported that Tonto Dikeh who was the former deputy governorship candidate for Rivers State under the African Democratic Party (ADC) decamped to APC on Monday.
Hours after the news flooded the Internet, she was officially unveiled by the party’s women leader in Abuja.
Defending her action after facing backlash on social media, Tonto Dikeh stated that she has learned over the years that impactful leadership comes from visionary leaders offering selfless service to humanity.
To her, supporting the advancement of her country, Nigeria, and the young people of this great nation is her top priority.
She further stated that her shift to the APC is not just a personal victory, but a win for the hopes and struggles of Nigerians.
She also expressed her faith in Nigeria’s progress under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda.
“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 continue to work for the greater good of the Nigerian youth, women, and the country at large as I have always done through the 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, i am all about the progress of my country, Nigeria, and the youths of this great nation at large.
“This is not a win for me alone but a win for our dreams, hope, and struggles to ensure we make our unborn generation proud with good legacies.
“I am headstrong for you Nigerians, and in due time, you will surely feel the positive impacts of my decision as it will be evident through us all.
“As a patriotic Nigerian, a progressive youth, and an advocate of 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. HER EXCELLENCEAMB. KING TONTO DIKEH APC”