This occurred after the duo won two million Naira from the “Munch It” challenge which took place on Sunday afternoon.
Their lovers have taken to social media to congratulate the couple while some fans of other pairs expressed displeasure at their performances.
@Celeste_tweeted, “Awwwwww I wanna cry.I’m so happy y’all #TeamMerike I Stan my babies forever I love you team mates!!!!!! Cheers to you sweethearts.”
@Joneslotty said, “Nothing is as sweet as watching Ike And Mercy winning this Munch It challenge. Much love .My Mercy and Ike all day everyday…#BBNaija”
@Charlestara said, “Whoever is not pleased with this should go and start their own bbn oooooo. This is how we roll. I Stan Gangster couple till final day.”
@Mercychibike said, “I’ve been a Mercy fan from day 1 but Tacha and Elo deserve to win this. #BBNaija”
@Anitaframe3 tweeted, “It wasn’t a fair one biggie.. we’re more scared of the final votes of the game. Not Fair @MunchITNigeria”
NAN reports that fans and housemates anxiously await Biggie’s twist for the Sunday eviction show, following a busy week in the house.