Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has responded to the emergence of Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, as the deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Rivers State.
Recall that the Dikeh was confirmed the deputy governorship candidate of ADC in Rivers state by Tonte Ibraye, on Friday in Rivers state.
Tonte Ibraye the ADC governorship flagbearer for next year’s general election made the announcement via his instagram page.
His statement reads in part: “After a series of consultations with leaders of our party the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Rivers State and the national level, I’m glad to announce Amb. Tonto Dikeh ‘Tonto let ’ as my running mate for the 2023 gubernatorial election in Rivers State.”
However in his reaction, Edochie in a post on his Instagram page, stated that running for political office is one of the best things that a person can ever do in life.
Continuing, he said that no matter the outcome of the election, she should understand that she had kicked off a life-changing journey in her life.
He wrote: “Congratulations to my friend and colleague, Tonto Dikeh, on your nomination as deputy governorship candidate of your party.
“Running for office is one of the best things one can ever do in life. It will make you understand clearly how Nigeria truly works.
“There is never a loss in it. It is either you win or you learn and come back stronger. Whatever happens just know that you have kicked off a life changing journey. Best of luck.”