In a heartfelt display of empathy and solidarity, the well-known Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh, joined by Senator Abbo and fellow actress Iyabo Ojo, undertook a compassionate mission to offer condolences to the grieving family of the late Nigerian rapper, Mohbad. The tragic passing of the rapper on September 12, 2023, left a profound void in the hearts of countless individuals.
During this visit, Tonto Dikeh, leveraging her philanthropic initiative, the “Tonto Dikeh Foundation,” made a significant and meaningful commitment to support the family, with a particular focus on the rapper’s five-month-old son. Demonstrating her dedication to societal betterment, the actress revealed that the foundation would grant a scholarship to cover Mohbad’s son’s educational journey, from the initiation of his schooling until he completes his secondary education.
This benevolent gesture did not stop there. Tonto Dikeh also conveyed her son’s intention to contribute to the wellbeing of Mohbad’s son. Over the course of a year, her son will generously provide a monthly stipend of 100,000 Nigerian Naira to support the young boy.
In a poignant statement, Tonto Dikeh underscored the significance of education to Mohbad and stressed her unwavering commitment to ensuring that his son has access to quality education. She affirmed, “Your son, Mohbad, loved education and that’s why the Tonto Dikeh Foundation today, we’re saying that we’re going to stand by you, we’re going to stand by his wife and stand by his son. We’re going to give Mohbad’s son a scholarship from immediately he wants to start school until he finishes secondary school. Every month, my son will give Mohbad’s son 100,000 Naira for a year. This is the best that we can do as we’re fighting for justice.”
Tonto Dikeh’s compassionate gesture during this challenging time serves as a beacon of unity and support within the entertainment industry, setting a shining example of empathy and goodwill for all to emulate.