Nigerian Actress Tonto Dikeh Announces She’s Officially Quitting Nollywood
Controversial Nigerian actress cum politician, Tonto Dikeh has announced that she is leaving the movie industry permanently, to focus on politics.
The mother- of-one is the African Democratic Congress (ADC) deputy governorship candidate for Rivers State.Tonto Dikeh disclosed her decision to quit Nollywood during a recent interview with BBC News Pidgin after being asked if she had completely retired from acting or planned to return after her run in politics.
She said: “I’ve 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 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.”