Figures from the final day of the 4 ‘ Pepper Dem Gang ‘ season of the Big Brother Naija Season show that Nigerians spent a whopping N7.2 billion on voting.
Host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu announcing the results on Sunday said the season had over 240 million votes, out of which over 50 million votes were cast in the season’s final week.
Making a vote on the BBNaija Reality TV Show costs N30.
Nigerians spent more than N7.2 billion on voting alone with the figure.
Announcing the show’s winner, the host also announced that the show’s last week received a record breaking of over 50 million votes worth N1.5 billion.
The N7.2 billion amount spent on voting was higher than the allocation for the month of January earned by three Nigerian states.
Mercy Eke, meanwhile, has become the winner of season four of Big Brother Naija, winning with a wide margin.
This victory has made Mercy the first female ever to win the reality show of Big Brother Naija since its inception.
Popularly known as ‘ Lamborghini, ‘ by show fans and celebrities alike, Mercy was hailed as the possible winner for the season.
The light-hearted diva made the top two with her best friend, Mike Edwards, the first runner to emerge
As a winner, Mercy walked home with more than 40 million Naira cash prizes, a brand new Innosson SUV, a trip to Dubai for two prizes and more.