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Mercy wins Big Brother Naija season four in Lagos (image courtesy: Africa Magic)

Mercy Eke got 41.77 per cent of viewers’ votes to emerge as winner of the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) TV reality show, Concise News reports.

This news medium had reported that the video vixen made history on Sunday evening by becoming the first female winner of the reality TV show.

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Image courtesy: Africa Magic

Host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu announced Mercy as winner of the Pepper Dem season of BBNaija as she polled the highest votes to beat Mike, Frodd, Omashola and Seyi after 99 days of drama and intrigue.

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Mike and Mercy (image courtesy: Africa Magic)

While Mike finished second with 19.94 per cent of the votes, Frodd placed third with 16.46% as Omashola got 11.46 per cent to finish ahead of Seyi, who had 10.25 per cent.

Announcing the results, Ebuka said that the Pepper Dem season got more than 240 million votes, out of which over 50 million votes were cast in the final week of the 99-day reality show.

The 26-year-old indigene of Imo state joins Katung Aduwak, Efe Ejeba and Miracle Igbokwe as winners of the popular reality show.

While Katung won the BBNaija in 2006, Efe was king of the second edition in 2017, before Miracle, also from Imo state, emerged as the winner of the 2018 Double Wahala edition.