Tonte Ibraye, the gubernatorial candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Rivers State, has announced popular Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh as his running mate for the 2023 governorship election in the state.
The Rivers state-born thespian cum politician made this known via her Instagram page on Friday, June 24, while expressing gratitude to the candidate for choosing her.
Sharing the campaign banner, Tonto Dikeh wrote,
“I thank Mr. Tonte Ibraye(@tonteibraye), the Governorship 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 the Future and The future is now! #TonteTonto2023”.
See her post below,
In other news, Nigerian rapper, Oludemilade Martin Alejo, better known as Ycee, has appealed to Nigerians to get their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) ahead of the 2023 elections.
Taking to Twitter, the “Omo Alhaji” crooner stated that people exercising their rights to vote is a strong form of protest and they should get their voters card as soon as they can.
According to him, he is tired of “old heads” running the country into the ground.
“PLEASE LETS ALL BE SURE TO GET OUR PVCs AS SOON AS WE CAN! EXERCISING YOUR RIGHT AS THE VOTER IS ANOTHER STRONG FORM OF PROTEST Enough of these old heads running this country into the ground.” He tweeted.