The grand finale of the Big Brother Naija Season 4 ‘Pepper Dem Gang’ episode’s statistical record has revealed that Nigerians expended a humongous =N=7.2 billion on votes. Making the results known 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.
The cost of casting a vote on the BBNaija Reality TV Show is =N=30.00, and with the figure, Nigerians spent over N7.2 billion on votes alone.
According to the show’s host, a record-breaking of over 50 million votes amounting to =N=1.5 billion were garnered in the last week of the show, while the =N=7.2 billion figure spent on votes is higher than the allocation received by three Nigerian states for the month of January.
Meanwhile, Mercy Eke has emerged victorious at the Big Brother Naija season four, winning with a wide margin. The ‘Queen of Highlights’, according to reports, was crowned winner during the finale on Sunday, making her 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.