In a thrilling grand finale held in Lagos, Victory Gbakara emerged as the winner of Nigerian Idol season eight. The talented 25-year-old singer, songwriter, and lawyer from Delta State claimed the coveted title, walking away with the impressive ₦100 million grand prize.
Hosted by the charismatic IK, the show captivated viewers who had the power to vote and decide the fate of the contestants. Gbakara’s exceptional performance of Wizkid’s hit song “Blessed” sealed his victory. Along with the cash prize of ₦35 million, he also received a brand new SUV, a year’s supply of Bigi drinks and WAW detergent, and a week-long getaway holiday to Cape Town.
Additionally, Gbakara secured a music record deal and the opportunity to shoot a music video. This talented and deserving winner expressed his gratitude to his supporters on social media, marking the beginning of an exciting journey in the music industry.