Controversial actress, Tonto Dikeh says she is capable of succeeding as Deputy Governor of Rivers State because she has never failed with leadership.
Dikeh who is the Deputy Governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Rivers State spoke as a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics.
She stated that she spent 3 years mulling over the decision to join politics.
The actress turn politician said, “I am prepared for anything, truthfully. I have had three years to work on this, its not something that I just came out or emerged with. We’ve had a lot of time to work on this and for this. Criticism, I am ready, non-criticism I am ready. So, it doesn’t matter where the questions are coming from.
“I have failed in my life and I’m not denying that. Everyone has seen that.
“But am I going to fail with leadership. Have I failed in leadership? Start from motherhood, have I ever failed in motherhood, talk about my foundation. I think it was one of the foundations that stood up for this country, in the time of the pandemic, with no assistance whatsoever. I did even more than the government,” she said.
VANTAGE NEWS reported that the ADC governorship candidate in Rivers state, Tonte Ibraye, had presented Dikeh as his running mate on Friday ahead of the 2023 elections.
Confirming the news via her social media handles, Dikeh said, “I thank Mr Tonte Ibraye (@TonteIbraye), the Governorship candidate for ADC, Rivers State for nominating me as his running mate,” Dikeh tweeted.
“We are looking at investing in social protection, creating social value system & increased women’s inclusion in governance.”
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