The Rivers State Chapter of African Democratic Congress (ADC) has adopted the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Tonye Cole, ahead of the Saturday governorship poll.
Nollywood actress and ADC deputy governorship candidate for Rivers State, Tonto Dikeh, made this known on her Instagram page late Thursday.
Sharing photos of her meeting with Cole, she wrote, “Having carefully listened to the advice of elders and political leaders of Rivers State on the need for the opposition to look inwards and present a unified, competent and generally acceptable candidate with the capacity to win the March 18th gubernatorial elections, and the need for the opposition to prevent splitting its votes amongst several candidates, today we officially adopted Pastor Tonye Cole, Governorship Candidate of the All Progressive Congress Rivers State as the consensus and unifying candidate of the opposition.
“Upon his victory, Tonye Cole will form a unity government comprising of the APC and other opposition parties in this alliance titled ‘Stronger Together for a United Rivers State’.
“I hereby call on all my supporters to vote for Tonye Cole of the APC this Saturday.”