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Nollywood Guru, Tonto Dikeh, Retires

Tonto Dikeh

Popular Nigerian actress, Toto Dikeh has announced her decision to call it quits with the Nollywood industry to enable her concentrate on her political career.

The mother of one was on June 24 this year, picked by the African Democratic Congress (ADC) as governorship running mate to Tonte Ibraye, the ADC governorship candidate in Rivers State. Tonto spoke today, August 18, in an interview with BBC News Pidgin.

“I have done like two films in 10 years, so you can’t tell me I’m still in the industry. I would always appreciate that it was the industry that my path started from, that my shine started from it. It is something that I respect, but it’s not something that has been in my life for a while now. So even after the election, it is not something I plan on bringing back.”

She compared her chances of winning to the duel between biblical David and Goliath, saying “anything can happen.”

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