Phyna, the winner of the reality TV show BBNaija Season 7, has joined the growing list of BBNaija alumnus political appointees with a new appointment in Edo State. Along with her new role, she also got a new name from the Esama of Benin. The monarch described her as, ‘Olokunameh’, which means ‘The goddess of wealth.’
The reality TV star shared the good news via her official Instagram page yesterday, November 9, 2022.
She wrote: “Through the commissioner of youths and sports, the governor of Edo state announced me as the incoming Mid East (Edo/delta) youth ambassador. Gloryyyy.”.
As youth ambassador, she plans to use her foundation to fight against human trafficking, drug abuse and commence on investments in Agriculture and fabrication, in partnership with the state government, according to the Nigerian Observer.
Speaking on behalf of the Governor, Mr. Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, the Commissioner for Youth and Gender Issues, Hon. Andrew Adaze Emwanta Esq. JP, said the state government is excited to work with Phyna to achieve vision 2050.
His word :“As a government, we do not take issues of Youth development for admitted as you can see, the governor has nominated a young person to this Ministry, not just a department of Youth, but we also have gender. We are happy with what you want to do in human trafficking, drug abuse, agriculture, and fabrication. It is not everybody who wins the star prize that will have this kind of idea. Be rest assured that Edo State will be ready to support you.”
This is the latest in a series of good news for the influencer-turned-youth ambassador, as She recently also bagged a deal with a luxury skincare brand.