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Actress Tonto Dikeh quits acting, says no going back

Tonto Dikeh

Popular Nigerian actress, Tonto Dikeh, has resigned from the motion picture industry.

Dikeh who is the deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress in Rivers State, disclosed this in an interview with BBC Pidgin on Thursday.

The Nollywood actress revealed that she had abandoned her acting career and emphasized that it has been absent from her life for a while.

She added that she would not be going back to acting even after the elections.

She said, “I appreciate the fact that my fame started in the movie industry, but acting has not been in my life for a while now. So, even after the election, I will not be going back.”

Speaking on her industry colleagues, Funke Akindele and Banky W’s political careers, she expressed belief in their visions for the masses.

She stated that she believed they sacrificed themselves to bring solutions to Nigeria’s issues.

“I believe in Funke, I believe in Banky W. At least I can say these two people have a vision for the people.’’

While Akindele is the deputy governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos, singer, Banky W, is seeking a seat in the House of Representatives on the PDP platform.

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