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Nigerians battling poverty spent N7.2bn on BBNaija votes

by Business News Report

Nigerians who clued their eyes to watching BBNaija have spent a total of N7.2 billion on the leisure of staying at home to watch some funny arts of youths on TV reality show. A country that is ranked as home to the highest number of poor in the world can afford to spend as much on emotional luxury. The N7.2 billion spent on votes is higher than the allocation received by three Nigerian states for the month of January. According to statistics from the final day of the Big Brother Naija Season 4 ‘Pepper Dem Gang’ episode shows that Nigerians spent a whopping N7.2 billion on votes.

Giving the data results on Sunday, the host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu said that the season got over 240 million votes, out of which over 50 million votes were cast in the final week of the season. It will be recalled that it cost N30 to cast a vote on the BBNaija Reality TV Show. Based on this facts Nigerians spent over N7.2 billion on votes alone. Announcing the winner of the show, the host also disclosed that a record-breaking over 50 million votes amounting to N1.5 billion were garnered in the last week of the show.

Meanwhile, Mercy Eke has become the winner of Big Brother Naija season four, winning with a wide margin. The ‘Queen of Highlights’ was crowned winner during the finale on Sunday. This win makes Mercy the first woman to win the Big Brother Naija reality show since inception. Popularly known as ‘Lamborghini’, Mercy was touted as the possible winner for the season by show fans and celebrities alike. The light hearted diva made the top two with her show best friend, Mike Edwards, who emerged first runner up. As winner, Mercy walked home with cash prize worth over 40 million Naira, brand new Innosson SUV, Dubai trip for two and other prizes.

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