CELEBRITY GIST: Tonto Dikeh paid a visit to inmates of the prison in Suleja Niger State and declared that they deserve to be happy in spite of their condition.
Tonto, who visited under the auspice of Tonto Dikeh Foundation donated relief materials, including the sum of 300,000 naira, to the inmates.
The actress told NAN that the foundation, which is her humanitarian initiative, empowers and provides succour to the less privileged and vulnerable Nigerians.
In her own words:
“In line with our vision, I have come here to let the inmates know that we are not giving up on them and that they have a bright future ahead outside of this place. Whatever happens, they are still Nigerians, and needed to know that today is our Democracy day, and being made happy. They still have a lot to contribute to the society irrespective of their present circumstances.”
Apart from the relief items, she also paid for the release of an inmate who was in detention because he was unable to provide the said bail term.
Here’s what she wrote on her IG page:
“We are glad to announce the fulfilment of our pledge to give 300k Naira in cash and over a million naira worth of donations to the Women and men of Suleja Prison. This includes goods such as Two plasma TVs, ceiling fans, 2 Strong decoder, workshop equipment’s re wiring of their workshop and many more. We would like to say a big Thank you to the prison association and everyone involved for letting us come and make an impact in our own little way.”
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