Erica Ngozi Nlewedim, a housemate (contestant) in the Big Brother Naija Season 5, was disqualified from the reality show after breaking some of the house rules.
“Your action demonstrated disrespect for Biggie house rules despite the responsibility as Head of House to lead by example”, these were some of the words by Big Brother Naija’s Biggie as he announced the disqualification of Erica.
Some minutes after her disqualification, Erica’s fans, known as Elites, started a fundraising campaign for her on a popular platform, GoFundMe, and in lesser than 3 hours after the launch of the campaign, more than $9,000 has been raised.
The organisers were targeting $100,000 to support the disqualified reality show contestant, Erica’s dream.
Screenshot of the GoFundMe page A description underneath the campaign page reads: “For Erica Nlewedim, the star of BBNaija season 5, Lockdown edition whose journey on the show came to an emotional end – To realize some of her hopes and aspirations.”
Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim (26) is an actress and commercial model from London, England. Erica is the name she goes by and she returned to Lagos after studying screen acting at the Met Film School in London.
Erica according to the short biography claimed her greatest achievement to be; “Graduating from film school in London, producing my first short film with a team in Birmingham, and being in the movie, Hire a Woman.