Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa had sent congratulatory messages to finalists of Big Brother Naija 2020, Dorathy Bachor and Neo Akpofure, who are indigenes of the state.
Okowa in a statement released via his official Twitter account @IAOkowa, said Delta was indeed proud of the two reality TV stars whom he described as ambassadors of the state.
Dorathy was the 1st Runner-Up while Neo was one of the top five finalists of the popular reality TV show.
The governor while congratulating them, reaffirmed the state governments continued commitment to supporting talented Deltans to achieve their dreams and aspirations.
He said that Bachor, 24, displayed leadership traits which distinguished her as a model for young persons in Delta and beyond.
”I am not surprised that she became the last woman standing out of 10 women among 20 housemates in the competition.
“Her exemplary conduct in the Big Brother house was good and she did not bring any embarrassment to the state.
“As a state, we are very delighted that our daughter, Dorathy Bachor, emerged the Runner Up in the just-concluded BBNaija competition.
“We are glad that she and Neo related very well with the other housemates and survived all the evictions and avoided controversies in the house.
“They have portrayed the Delta character of being well behaved and worthy ambassadors of the state,’’ Okowa said.
The governor thanked the people of Delta and Nigerians for making their votes count for Bachor and Akpofure.
Okowa also advised them to continue to conduct themselves responsibly at all times and wished them well in their other endeavours.