The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has named Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh as its deputy candidate for governor of Rivers.
Tonte Ibraye, a contender for the ADC governorship, made this announcement on his own Facebook page.
“After a 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,” stated Mr Ibraye. “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.”
Ms. Dikeh announced the nomination 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, increased women 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,” said the actress.
She added, “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!”