The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Fee (NCPC) has denied appointing Tonto Dikeh’s as an Ambassador for Peace Constructing.
The Nollywood actress had taken to her Instagram account on Friday to announce that she’s now a “proud Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Fee (NCPC) Ambassador for Peace Constructing.”
She additionally urged her followers to wish for her as she embarks on peace constructing throughout the six geopolitical zones of the nation as a result of peace is indispensable.
The information, nonetheless, generated reactions from Nigerians on social media who had been of the opinion that the controversial actress is just not the fitting individual for the place due to her way of life.
Reacting, the NCPC in a press release launched on Friday disowned the appointment.
The assertion learn:
“The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Fee NCPC needs to state that King Tonto Dikeh paid an official courtesy go to to the Govt Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Fee Rev Yakubu Pam on twenty fifth February, 2021 on the company headquarters of the Fee in Abuja.
“Because the founding father of Tonto Dikeh Basis, she expressed her willingness and curiosity in partnering with the Fee within the space of peace constructing.
“She equally cashed in on the go to to commend the NCPC boss for his constructive and relentless peace initiatives throughout the nation.
“Nonetheless, we’re abruptly clouded with claims the actress that she has been formally appointed as Ambassador of peace by this nice Fee. This declare has gone viral within the media.
“The Fee frowns at this declare which is a transparent misrepresentation of what transpired and desires to state that it’s a false info.
“The actual fact stays that the Govt Secretary of NCPC by no means appointed Tonto Dikeh an Ambassador of Peace for NCPC.
“Nonetheless, we recognize her need to companion with us in our peace constructing initiatives and within the space of pilgrimage sponsorship to the Holy Land.”