Nollywood actress, Nkechi Blessing Sunday has defended her friend and colleague, Tonto Dikeh as she contests for deputy governor of Rivers State.
GISTLOVER reported on Friday, June 24 that Tonto Dikeh had joined the leagues of celebrities contesting for a political seat.
The controversial actress took many by surprise as she announced her political ambition moments ago.
Tonto revealed that she was picked as the running mate for Governorship Candidate, Tonte Ibraye of the African Democratic Congress, Rivers State.
Urging her fans to get their PVC, Tonto Dikeh listed out the things she would be focusing on during her time in power.
“I thank Mr Tonte Ibray, the Governship Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Rivers State for nominating me as his running mate. We are looking forward to investing massively in social protection, creating a social value system for young people, increased women inclusion in our governance system supporting small businesses and strengthening our traditional institutions to be active players in the drive to bring sustainable development to the good people of Rivers State. I am glad to be a proud member of the #RiversRescueMission2023 Please get your PVC and join the movement. You are Future and The Future is now!”.
The actress pointed out how Nigerians were screaming for change yet Tonto Dikeh took a bold step to make the change and the same Nigerians screaming for change are the ones dragging her.
Nkechi Blessing noted how majority of the trolls were women who are jealous of the actress’s new feat.
Showing her support for her, Nkechi Blessing affirmed that she is the type of woman who would support her gender at all cost.
“They said they want a change, something new and different…then a woman took a bold step, check the comments na fellow women they drag her… My gender. Jealousy have eaten deep into you that you can’t even hide anymore.. I hope you all get well soon.
I am that woman that supports another woman that is why I am successful”.