IS ‘PBB CONNECT’ BIG WINNER!
ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR – Another big winner of Pinoy Big Brother (PBB Connect) hails from Mindanao! This time, it’s Liofer Pinatacan from Zamboanga del Sur. He was adjudged the big winner during the grand finals night held Sunday, March 14, at the PBB house, along 18 Eugenio Lopez Drive, fronting ABS CBN main building in South Triangle, Quezon City, Philippines.
The last winner of Pinoy Big Brother teen edition a few year’s ago was Maymay Entrata, who hails from Camiguin Province in Northern Mindanao. Maymay also grabbed the One Million Peso prize money plus the “house and lot package.”
DESTINED TO WIN
Liofer, 21 years old was a culinary student and 8th of the nine siblings. His father was a farmer and his mother was a market vendor of their small banana business in their home province. During Liofer’s spare time, he helps his father in the farm and also his mom’s banana business.
But now, Liofer is One Million richer. He has also received a house and lot package from Abs Cbn television network, franchise holder of Pinoy Big Brother. Dubbed as “Dong Diskarte ng Zamboanga del Sur, the young native of Mindanao island is destined to win the contest.
In his Twitter account, Lauren Dyogi, the television network’s TV Production Head tweeted that the young boy was really destined to win because he was only “a back up housemate.” He was only considered when one of the original housemates did not pass the medical exam.
“You were destined to win this season,” said Lauren in his tweet.
The Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) reality TV show is the country’s version of a very popular and long-running Dutch show, which usually features a group of strangers from diferent origins and upbringings, made to live together without the privilege of using any gadget, not even a mobile phone. In short, the strangers are made to live together away from the comforts of modern civilizations of internet and technology.
Inside the PBB house, they compete each other in games and other mind-boggling puzzles, in which the winners will receive prizes they deserve for winning such contests. They are also obligated to follow a set of rules inside the PBB house. Failure to follow said rules would mean penalties and of becoming a candidate for regular eviction nights, in which one by one they are being voted out. The tough competitor and smart candidate wins the contest of brain and agility inside the PBB house.
Meanwhile, Ms Andrea Abaya got the second place and she took home Half a Million Peso prize money; Kobie Brown, 3rd place winner; and Jie-Ann Armero, 4th place winner. They also received cash prizes respectively.