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Why I Dumped ADC To Join APC – Tonto Dikeh Explains

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Nollywood actress turned-politician, Tonto Dikeh has opened up on the reason she joined President Bola Tinubu’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The 37-year-old who was unveiled by the APC national women leader, Mary Alile and the deputy national public secretary Duro Mesdeko at the party’s headquarters in Abuja on Monday in an official statement via her Instagram page said ‘Facts accompanied with evidence is what propelled her drastic decision.’

She further stressed that she wants to through impactful leadership, continue to work for the greater good of the Nigerian youth, women and the country at large

She wrote; “Facts accompanied with evidence usually bring arguments to an end, which propel drastic decisions and changes for the common good.

“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.”

Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling with years of experience in the industry. She holds a BSC in Biology and also obtained a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.