by Dolapo Adelana
Delta governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has described Efe Ejeba, winner of the 2017 edition of Big Brother Naija reality show, as a “proud ambassador” of the state.
In a statement issued by Charles Aniagwu, his chief press secretary, Okowa congratulated Efe on his victory.
The governor said Efe was a true patriot who avoided controversies in the house.
“As a state we are very delighted that our son Efe won the #BBNaija competition. We are glad that he related very well with the housemates and survived all the evictions and avoided controversies in the house,” he said.
“He has portrayed the Delta character of being a true patriot and a worthy ambassador of the state.
“As a state we have continued to support talents in sports, creative entertainment and even in business and we are glad that Efe has made us proud again.
“On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, I thank Deltans and indeed all Nigerians that supported our son #Efe to clinch the prize money. Indeed beyond the prize money, he has displayed leadership traits that have distinguished him as a role model and we are very happy to have him bring honour to the state,” said the statement.
Dolapo is a writer and journalist who works with YNaija. He has interests in Christianity, politics and sports.