For those who dont see anything good about the just concluded BIG BROTHER NAIJA 2019 show, a total of 7.2billion naira was generated during the event, and Nigeria through NBC, NCC and other establishments will take in part of the funds as IGR to the country.
The host for this season Big Brother Naija, Season 4, Ebuka announced that The Pepper Dem season for Set a ground breaking record of 240 Millions votes.
This is to say that Pepper Dem season raked in 7.2 Billion Naira from votes alone going by the cost of 30 Naira per Vote.
Announcing the results 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.
News9naija reports that it costs N30 to cast a vote on the BBNaija Reality TV Show.
Announcing the winner of the show, the host also disclosed that a record-breaking over 50 million votes amounting to N1.5 billion were garnered in the last week of the show.
The N7.2 billion figure spent on votes is higher than the allocation received by three Nigerian states for the month of January.
With the above mentioned figure, both Nigerians and the Nigerian government will have to take a second look at the programme and possibly soft pedal on their stern criticisms of the programme, which they perceive as immoral, unnecessary and unprofitable to the country.