Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday congratulated Dorathy Bachor and Neo Akpofure, two citizens of Delta among the five finalists in the 2020 #BBNAIJA concluded on Sunday, saying they were proud ambassadors of Delta.
Bachor was Runner-Up in the competition while Akpofure was eliminated among the five finalists in the vote to get the winner.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa said that the State Government was proud of Bachor and Akpofure as good ambassadors and reaffirmed that the government would continue to support talented Deltans to achieve their dreams and aspirations.
He said that 24-year-old Bachor from Ute-Okpu in Ika North East Local Government Area and Akpofure from Kokori Inland in Ethiope East Local Government Area of the state displayed leadership traits that distinguished them as models for young persons in Delta and beyond.
For Bachor, the governor stated that he wasn’t surprised that she became the last woman standing out of 10 women among 20 house mates in the competition “because of her exemplary conduct in the Big Brother house, 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,’’ the governor stated.
He thanked the people of Delta and Nigerians for making their votes count for Dorathy Bachor and Neo Akpofure.
Okowa advised them to continue to conduct themselves responsibly at all times and wished them well in their other endeavours.