Controversy on social media as the Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri reportedly replace Big Brother Naija housemate, Nengi Hampson, with Ebizi Blessing Eradiri as the new Face of Bayelsa Girl Child, Rayoonline reports.
Ebizi Blessing Eradiri on Monday, January 11 was endorsed Face of Bayelsa Girl Child by Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri where he received the young lady on Monday, January 11, 2020.
Recall that Governor Diri had in November 2020 announced Nengi as the ‘Face of Bayelsa Girl’ after she emerged as one of the finalists in the reality TV show. She was also appointed Senior Special Assistant to the governor.
This comes after some Nigerians, including singer Charly Boy, slammed Diri for snubbing the first-class graduate, while honoring the reality TV star.
The governor however acted upon his decision, honored Miss Eradiri, a first-class honors both at the Niger Delta University, Amassoma, and the Nigerian Law School with the honourary title.
Eradiri currently serves as an Associate at Templars, a top tier law firm in Lagos. And for clinching the new role, the Governor awarded Eradiri an automatic Scholarship up to a Ph.D. and automatic employment as a lecturer in the Faculty of Law, Niger Delta University.
Eradiri is a double First Class Lawyer – the first female from her University to have a First Class Honours in Law, and she graduated with the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average in the history of her Faculty.