The Nigerian famous actress Tonto Dikeh on her Instagram handle shares the reason behind rivalry between she and Mercy Johnson (Okojie)

She wrote below ;

“Mercilious mercy.. #TBT
Forget all that small pikin fight we do when we small,I have always been a huge fan.. As a matter of fact that year Na only you I Dey fear to act with becos I know say you got dust me hands down.. Dunno how you do it boo but you are a GREAT ACTOR!!! Just consider al those my childish fight as envy because that year mercy Johnson was all I wanted to be until I realize say to be me better pass!!! Love you girl

Mercy Johnson who began the journey of an actress right after her secondary education, she auditioned for a role in The Maid, a movie that was to launch her into stardom. Her performance in that movie paved way for her into getting more roles in movies such as HustlersBaby Oku in AmericaWar in the Palace, and many more. In 2009, she won an award for Best Supporting Actress at the 2009 African Movie Award ceremony, and then Best Actress award at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the comedy movie Dumebi the Dirty Girl. In December 2011, she was listed as Google‘s most searched Nigerian celebrity, a position she also held in 2012. She is the senior special assistant(SSA) to the kogi state governor on Entertainment, Arts and Culture. This post took effect from 1 April 2017.