Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has emerged as the deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the forthcoming 2023 general election in Rivers State.
She was nominated as the running mate of Tonte Ibraye, the Governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC).
This was announced on Friday morning by Ibraye via a statement posted 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 confirmed this on her Instagram page.
“I thank Mr. Tonte Ibraye(@tonteibraye), the Governorship Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Rivers State for nominating me as his running mate.
“We are looking forward to investing massively in social protection, creating a social value system for young people, increasing women’s inclusion in our governance system, supporting small businesses and strengthening our traditional institutions to be active players in the drive to bring sustainable development to the good people of Rivers State.
I am glad to be a proud member of the #RiversRescueMission2023. Please get your PVC and join the movement.
You are the Future and The future is now!TonteTonto2023,” she said.