Controvesial Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has been appointed ambassador for peace building by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC).
Tonto revealed this in an Instagram post on Friday.
The actress shared a picture of herself and the executive secretary of NCPC Rev. Yakubu Pam at his office in Abuja.
Tonto Dike wrote;
“I AM NOW A PROUD NIGERIA CHRISTIAN PILGRIM COMMISSION(NCPC) AMBASSADOR FOR PEACE BUILDING••
Yesterday 25th February 2021 yours Director, Socials & Empowerment @cymsnigeris was warmly received by Rev. Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) at his Headoffice Abuja @pamyaks, where we had an extensive deliberation on NCPC vision, dissecting the values for National development and youth involvement in peace building in line with the NCPC’s mandate.
I was Accompanied by Amb. Chris Odey @goodwillambassadorevents The Tonto Dikeh Foundation, Project Coordinator,
As a humanitarian, i also felt it is imperative for a few youths to have a feel of this laudable initiative through The Tonto Dikeh Foundation in partnership with NCPC where 10 Nigerians will be sponsored on this year’s Pilgrimage activities sponsored by @officalthetontodikehfoundation
Finally, I wish to announce my position as the new Ambassador of the Commission for Peace Building.
Need your prayers as we embark on Peace building across the six (6) geopolitical Zones of the Nation because peace is indispensable.
Yours in Nation building
King Tonto Dikeh,
Socials & Empowerment.”
The Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh also solicited prayers from her followers for the peace building mission.
Tonto’s visit to the NCPC office was also captured by Rev Pam in an Instagram post on Thursday.
Recall Tonto Dike was previously appointed director of socials and empowerment by the pro-government Committee of Youth on Mobilization and Sensitization (CYMS) in July 2020.
She was presented with the award of excellence as the Domestic Violence Advocate of the Year on November 12, 2020.
The actress was also honoured by the Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) for being a vanguard for youth emancipation and serving as a bridge for national unity and consensus in September 2020.