Nigerian actress turned politician, Tonto Dikeh has said that she’ll stop her acting career after the governorship election in Rivers state.
The mother of one who is the running mate of a governorship aspirant Tonye Ibraye under the African Democratic Congress ADC made this disclosure in an interview with BBC Pidgin when asked if she’ll be returning to her acting career after the elections.
“I no really dey film like that again, you know e don tey I don dey screen. No be say I don do like two films in 10 years you no go tell me say I dey industry anymore. always appreciate that it was the industry that my path started from, that my shine started from, it is something that I respect, but it’s not something that has been in my life. So even after the election no be something I go still go back to.”
The screen diva also commended her colleagues Funke Akindele and Banky W who have also dabbled in politics:
“it’s not easy for them being where they are and putting yourself out there to effect change because criticisms and so many things are involved. I believe in Funke, I believe in Banky. These two people… I can hold to something and say I believe that these people have a vision for the people.”