John Ugbe, the Managing Director of MultiChoice, parent production company of popular reality show, Big Brother Naija, has revealed that the Shine Ya Eye season had the highest votes ever in the history of the show.
He made this disclosure on Monday, October 4, at a media briefing and presentation of prizemoney to 29-year-old businessman, Whitemoney, who emerged winner of the sixth edition of the show.
According to him, the show recorded over 1 billion votes from its different voting platforms. He added that in the final week alone, they amassed over 300 million votes.
John Ugbe also revealed that they spent N4.3 billion in producing the show.
The BBNaija: Shine Ya Eye edition ended on Sunday, October 3, and Whitemoney emerged winner after amassing 47% of the total votes.
The Enugu-born housemate was presented with a cash prize of N30 million, a brand new Innosson G-40 and a two-bedroom apartment in a choice location in Lekki, Lagos state.