A former housemate of the reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, Rebecca Nengi Hampson, has been appointed as a senior special assistant to the Bayelsa State governor, Douye Diri.
Diri appointed the second runner-up of the BBNaija lockdown edition as a Senior Special Assistant on Girl Child.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Daniel Alabrah, confirmed Nengi’s appointment to The Punch on Friday.
He said details of governor’s gesture would be made known later.
Meanwhile, her former housemates have taken to their social media accounts to congratulate her.
Winner of the Season 5 edition of the reality television show, Laycon, said on his Twitter account, “My SENIOR SPECIAL ASSISTANT MA. MY SSA. YES MA; ANYTHING FOR YOU MA. CLEAR THE ROAD FOR THE SSA. @nengiofficial.”
Another housemate, Ozo, said 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.”
The third runner-up of the show, Neo Mobor Akpofure also tweeted, “Omo my girl oo.. Senior Special Assistant to the Governor and Face of Bayelsa State. Congrats my sister @nengiofficial.”