Actress, Tonto Dikeh finally quits Nollywood, gives reason why she will never return into acting

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has quits Nollywood and by extension reveals the reason why she will never return into acting.

Tonto Dikeh, a mother of one who is the deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Rivers State in an interview disclosed that she’s quitting Nollywood industry so as to focus on acting.

In the interview with BBC News Pidgin, Tonto Dikeh said she would not be returning to Nollywood after the governorship election. 

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According to Tonto, she will not return to the movie industry even if her party loses the governorship election in Rivers State noting that she doesn’t like movies like that again as she only participated in only 2films in the past 10 years.

When asked if she has completely retired from acting, Tonto said, “I don’t like movies like that again. It’s been a long time since I acted on screen, you know.”

She added; “I’ve acted in about two films in 10 years, I appreciate that my path started from Nollywood, it is something that I respect, but it’s not something that has been in my life. So even after the election, it’s not something I’ll return to, but I’ll love to contribute to the industry when I get into power.” 

Tonto Dikeh also commended her colleagues, Funke Akindele and Banky W for their participation in the forthcoming 2023 general election.

In her words; “It is not easy for Funke and Banky W at their level to put themselves out there to effect change because criticisms and so many things are involved. I believe in Funke, I believe in Banky. With them, I can hold onto something and say I believe that they have a vision for the people.”

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