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BBNaija: Nengi, Trikytee appointed Senior Special Assistants to Bayelsa Governor

BBNaija: Nengi, Trikytee appointed Senior Special Assistants to Bayelsa governor
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Franklin Izuchukwu

BBNaija Lockdown finalist, Nengi and TrikyTee have secured a political appointment with the Bayelsa state government.

The Bayelsa State governor, Senator Duoye Diri announced the appointment of Nengi as Senior Special Assistant on Girl Child Development.

Also, the governor announced Nengi’s colleague and Bayelsa-born Tarimotimi Sinclair aka Trikytee as a Senior Special Assistant.

The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Daniel Alabrah, confirmed Nengi’s appointment on Friday.

Bayelsa State Governor appoints Nengi and Trikytee

The Bayelsa State governor, Senator Duoye Diri announced the appointments in Government House, Yenagoa, on Friday when the Bayelsa-born former housemate visited as part of her homecoming activities.

Also, in a statement by Alabrah, the Governor expressed satisfaction with Nengi’s conduct in the Big Brother's house.

Governor Diri said while the show could mean many things to different people, for Nengi it was an opportunity as a girl to aspire and become great in life.

While describing Nengi as the de facto winner of the show, the governor called on girls from the state to realize that there was so much they can achieve from various facets of life.

Diri said, “On behalf of the people and government of Bayelsa State, I want to say that we are proud of you. Let our girls know that there is so much they can achieve in various facets of life.

Arising from your participation, we were told that if not for other factors, you are the de facto winner of the show. So you are welcome back home.

We believe that now that you have been recognised nationally and internationally, you will be the face of Bayelsa, and I hereby announce you as the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Bayelsa Girl Child Development.

The same goes for your fellow ex-housemate, Tarimotimi Sinclair aka Trikytee. So both of you are hereby appointed Senior Special Assistants to the Governor.”

He advised Nengi to continue to be of good character as experienced in the show, be humble and portray Bayelsa in good light wherever she goes.

The governor equally appreciated those that worked tirelessly and facilitated the support she enjoyed while on the show.

Nengi Accepts her appointment as a Special Assistant

Responding to the recent appointment, Nengi thanked the governor for the huge support she got while in the Big Brother house, stating that she enjoyed projecting the image of Bayelsa in a positive light.

The ex-housemate Nengi, who was accompanied by a former colleague in the house, Neo, noted that her aim in the show was to change the narrative of every Bayelsa girl child, which she said she was determined to achieve outside the house.

“I want to commend you, Your Excellency. You are doing a good job, and we are so lucky to have you as our governor. I’m equally here representing thousands of Bayelsa girls all over the world.

There are so many concerns that I have, but now that we would work together, I hope that we can do so much for the girl child.

I also want to use this medium to give back to society. So, I’m going to be reaching out to people affected by the flood through the First Lady,” Nengi said.

BBNaija Lockdown finalist, Nengi has secured a political appointment with the Bayelsa state government

Ex- BBNaija 2020 Housemates reacts

Meanwhile, her former housemates have taken to their social media accounts to congratulate her. 

Winner of the season 5 Big Brother show, Laycon wrote on his Twitter saying “My SENIOR SPECIAL ASSISTANT MA. MY SSA. YES MA; ANYTHING FOR YOU MA. CLEAR THE ROAD FOR THE SSA. @nengiofficial.”

Ozoemena also congratulated Nengi, Ozo wrote via his Twitter account, “Congrats to @nengiofficial on your appointment for the position as the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor, Face of Bayelsa State and Ambassador for the girl child Bayelsa state. Many more blessings.”

Another housemate, Neo Mobor Akpofure also tweeted, “Omo my girl oo... Senior Special Assistant to the Governor and Face of Bayelsa State. Congrats my sister @nengiofficial.” 

Fellow ex-housemate Vee also congratulated Nengi, saying her mum would be proud of her.

Wathonianyansi said: “Congratulations dear (Trikytee). You deserve it and more.”

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