Tonto Dikeh, a Popular Nollywood actress, has been allegedly reported to have defected to the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC).
The actress was the deputy governorship candidate of the flag bearer of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Rivers State for the last February 2023 general election. The thespian and her boss, Tonte Ibraye, lost the election to Siminialayi Fubara, the flag bearer of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, which is the ruling party in the Rivers state.
The ruling party APC announced the development in social media through a post on its X (formerly Twitter) account on Monday.
The party’s national women leader, Dr. Mary Alile, and deputy national publicity secretary, Hon. Duro Meseko unveiled the Nollywood superstar at the APC National Secretariat, Abuja on Monday.
The statement read: “Tonto Dikeh who was the Rivers State 2023 deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress, was unveiled by the national women leader, Dr Mary Alile, and Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Hon Duro Meseko at the Party’s HQ.”