Mr Felix Otabor, the father of the Big Brother Naija Season 7 Utimate Winner, Josephina Otabor a.k.a Phyna has described his daughter win as a surprise to him because he never thought he would father a child that would be in the spotlight in his life time.
The 67-years-Old man also expressed his profound gratitude to the almighty God for remembering him through his daughter.
Speaking a telephone chat with vanguard reporter, Otabor who hails from Ekpeon, in Edo state, but resides in lagos, said he was not surprised that his daughter emerged the winner of just concluded reality show as Phyna as always stood out in whatever she does.
Mr Otabor said that his family is blessed with four children, with Phyna as the first child.
According to him, he did not discourage her when she made her intention to be part of the show known to him.
My wife and I supported her. In fact, we gave her our blessings before she entered the house. She always carries us along in whatever she wants to do in life,’ he added.
Otabor who could contain the excitement storm the stage to hug his daughter after she was announced the ultimate winner of the show. He noted that he was overwhelmed by Phyna’s charisma and disposition while the show lasted.
In his words, he said;
I am overjoyed because I never believed I would father a daughter that will make me proud. Since she was announced the winner of the reality show, I have been receiving calls from across the country and beyond. People that know me and those that don’t know are all expressing their happiness for my family. My village in Edo State is currently agog with the news of my daughter’s victory at the show, ‘ Otabor said with excitement.
Mr Otabor added that he would wait patently for his daughter to return home so that they can plan on how to invest the money wisely.
Meanwhile, the Hype priestess, who was presented with a cheque of N50 million and a brand new SUV from Innoson Motors among other goodies, during the week by Multichoice, producer of the show is already enjoying the limelight.
Phyna have joined Katung aduwak, Efe, Miracle, Mercy Eke, Laycon and Whitemoney as the winner of highly rated reality show.
Source: Vanguard Reporter.