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Tonto Dikeh Allegedly Decamps From ADC To APC

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Popular Nigerian actress Tonto Dikeh has reportedly switched from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the African Democratic Congress (ADC), according to The Nation.

The politician ran as the African Democratic Congress’s deputy governorship candidate in the Rivers State gubernatorial election in 2023.

According to the publication, Tonto Dikeh will be officially unveiled by the APC National Women Leader, Mary Alile, on Monday, October 23, 2023 at 3 p.m. at the national secretariat in Abuja.

Tonto Dikeh Allegedly Decamps From ADC To APC

In a similar news, actress Tonto Dikeh has withdrawn from the race for governor and deputy governor, as has her principal Tonte Ibraye.

One day before the election, Tonto Dikeh reportedly announced on social media that her party, the ADC, was withdrawing from consideration for the governorship of Rivers State.

Tonto Dikeh’s party, the ADC, has backed the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Tonye Cole, and has urged her supporters to vote for Tonye Cole.

Tonto Dikeh wrote:

“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 of 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.”

Source: Vimbuzz.com

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