Netizens on the micro-blogging platform, Twitter have been reacting hilariously as Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh, announced she has been nominated as the running mate to Tonte Ibraye, the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Rivers state.
The actress, who was said to have been nursing a political ambition before now, broke the news in a statement on Friday.
Dikeh said she will be working alongside Ibraye towards increasing women’s inclusion in the state’s governance system, supporting small businesses, and strengthening traditional institutions.
“I thank Mr. Tonte Ibraye(@tonteibraye), the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Rivers State for nominating me as his running mate,” the actress wrote.
We are looking forward to investing massively in social protection, creating a social value system for young people.
“Increasing 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 people of Rivers.
“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!”
This generated massive reactions on Twitter as Netizens opined that the governorship candidate seem unready for the post.
Read some of the reactions:
See me laughing at this 😁😁😁😁, the ADC man no mean business, he never ready.
Ambition is to be addressed as former gubernatorial candidate, even as it’s obvious they can’t win a polling booth🤣
Lol i don’t even know the man and I am from Rivers but I know Tonto to be an actress hmm could ADC be acting out a script?
When this movie go enter Netflix? This is playing, right?