Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has revealed why she joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Nollywood celebrity was officially introduced as a new member of the ruling party on Monday at the APC national secretariat in Abuja.
On Tuesday, the actress announced her intention to join the ruling party via Instagram, saying she believed in the “prosperity of Nigeria under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.”
She added that she had “decided to put emotions aside and continue to work for the greater good of Nigeria” .
The film diva, who was the African Democratic Congress (ADC) deputy governorship candidate in Rivers in the 2023 gubernatorial election, stated that she has been “presented with facts, goals, and vision of the current renewed hope agenda.”
“Facts accompanied with evidence usually bring arguments to an end, which propel drastic decisions and changes for the common good,” she wrote.
“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 on 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”.
In 2020, Dikeh opened up about her plans to go into politics.