Popular Nollywood actress cum politician Tonto Dikeh is praising herself amid her suspension from gubernatorial election.
It was reported that Tonto Dikeh had shocked fans as she and her co-runner, surrender their Governorship slot for another political party in Rivers State.
The former actress revealed on her page her intentions to step down for the APC Governorship candidate.
According to Tonto Dikeh, she followed the advice of political elders who recommended that joining forces with another political party would increase the chances of unification and enable them to compete with the stronger PDP party.
She wrote: STRONGER TOGETHER FOR A UNITED RIVERS STATE..
Having carefully listened to the advice 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 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 strong and ambitious and that I am very clear about what I want.
“I am a 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”.