After 72 days of intense competition in the Big Brother Naija reality television show Season 8 tagged, ‘Big Brother Naija All Star’, Ilebaye Precious Odiniya, has emerged as the winner of the show.
The Nigerian reality TV star, entrepreneur, and fashion model emerged after a gruelling, compelling, suspenseful, enthralling and romance-filled 72 days in the Big Brother House. She also went home with a 120 million naira cash prize, among other mouthwatering prizes.
Out of 24 contestants that walked the walk and talked the talk, the chips came down to six finalists.
Cross, Mercy Eke, Adekunle, Pere, CeeC and Ilebaye were the finalists.
However, Ilebaye topped tham all and walked away with the prize money of 120 million naira.
The night started with Cross being evicted, followed by Pere and Cross, leaving Ceec, Mercy and Ilebaye in the top three, the first time in the history of Big Brother Naija where the top three are females.
30-year-old Cynthia Nwadiora, popularly known as Ceec, was next to be evicted in the night, leaving Mercy Eke and Ilebaye as the top two.
Among the six finalists, Ilebaye was the only one who had never been a finalist before yesterday. She was the third housemate to be evicted from Season 7 of the reality TV show, she exited so early, and could barely make her name count with the lovers of the show.
Ilebaye was born in 2001 in Lokoja, Kogi State, and hails from the Igala tribe