Mercy Eke, BBNaija Winner Accused Of Age Falsification
2019 Big Brother Naija winner, Mercy Eke has been accused of age falsification after she shared a photo of her Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) on social media.
The reality star who claims to be in her late 20s was called out by netizens after further investigation revealed she is allegedly in her 30s.
On Saturday, Eke admonished her Twitter followers and other Nigerian citizens to prepare themselves ahead of the coming 2023 general elections.
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Taking to the microblogging site, Twitter, Mercy Eke who gained mainstream prominence after becoming the first woman to win the reality show, Big Brother Naija in 2019 wrote, “Collect your pvc. Nigeria will be great again”
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Though the reality star covered her date of birth on her PVC, inquisitive netizens decided to investigate Eke’s real age by assessing her Voter Card Identification Number (VIN) after she failed to blur it.
Announcing how he was able to ascertain Mercy Eke‘s age, a Twitter user identified as Olatunde wrote,
“You covered your date of birth and left VIN that shows everything about you.
Does this make sense to you?.
Anyway, I’m here to inform your that I just found out that you are 32 years of age.
Don’t come here 29th Sept and claim 25 years o.
Have a nice day”
You covered your date of birth and left VIN that shows everything about you. Does this make sense to you?.
Anyway, I'm here to inform your that I just found out that you are 32 years of age.
Don't come here 29th Sept and claim 25 years o. Have a nice day pic.twitter.com/o3f8V99igg
— Olatunde (@OneNaijaPatriot) January 15, 2023
Meanwhile, Mercy Eke’s age on Wikipedia reads, 29. It revealed that she was born on September 29, 1993 instead of 1990.
Mercy Eke is a Nigerian media personality, actress, video vixen and entrepreneur from Imo State.
She won season 4 of Big Brother Naija in October 2019, becoming the first woman to win the reality show.