By Chris Adelugba – October 6, 2019
Mercy has been announced as the winner of the 2019 ‘Pepper Dem’ edition of reality TV show, Big Brother Naija.
Host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu announced her as the winner on Sunday.
She takes home the coveted grand prize of N30 million in cash and N30 million worth of prizes, totalling N60 million.
Mercy led the last five housemates with huge gap in votes according to statistics by the show’s organisers.
Seyi got 10.25 per cent, Omashola got 11.58 per cent, Frodd got 16.46 per cent, Mike followed with 19.94 per cent while Mercy won with 41.77 per cent of votes.
The last five housemates were evicted on Sunday starting from Seyi with the least votes.
Mercy becomes the first female to be declared winner since inception of the show.
She claimed the top prize ahead of first runner-up, Mike, whose wife arrived in Nigeria last week from London to support her husband.
According to the organisers of the show, MultiChoice Nigeria, Mercy will collect a cash prize of N30 million and an SUV from Innoson Motors.
She has also won a trip to Dubai for two packaged by TravelBeta; a home make-over courtesy Scanfrost; a year’s supply of Pepsi and One Africa Fest VVIP experience; a year’s supply of Indomie Noodles and Munch It; and a brand new Oppo mobile smartphone.
She also has won two VIP Tickets to watch a European football final game live, courtesy BET9ja.
The winner of the previous edition was Miracle Igbokwe who got N45 million worth of prizes.
The 2019 edition of the show kicked off on June 30 with sizzling and captivating moments, bringing the show to its climax on Sunday.