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'What a joke!' - How Nigerians are reacting to Tonto's decision to quit acting

Tonto Dikeh has quit acting to focus on politics Tonto Dikeh has quit acting to focus on politics

Some Nigerians have shared their thoughts on Tonto Dikeh's announcement that she is quitting acting.

The actress who has become an industry favorite quit acting to more on her political career.

She made the disclosure after an interview on BBC Pidgin.

Recall that the actress was unveiled as the Deputy Governorship candidate of African Democratic Congress(ADC) for Rivers State.

She said: “I’ve done like two films in 10 years, so you can’t tell me I’m still in the industry,” said the mother of one.

“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.”

Her decision to quit started a conversation on social media with taunting her over the decision to do politics.