When a 28 year old English schoolteacher, Happiness Ayomide took to the Star The Winner Is stage during the game show last weekend, she proved inmore ways than one that her melodious voice, apart from her school kids, remain an invaluable possession. This drew her closer to the life-changing grand prize of 10 Million Naira and a brand new car.
Dressed in a alluring short black dress with gold detailing, Happiness who resigned from her teaching job just to be on the show delivered a vocally outstanding performance of “At Last” by Etta James making her win the first round duel against opponent Michael with a whooping 99 votes from the 101 jury.
“I had to resign my job to come for this show so that my kids won’t suffer, I am absolutely glad that this has paid off”, said an overly excited Happiness.
The heated final duel round of the episode between Happiness and Chize Ordu gave the 101 jury members a tough time selecting a winner, however Happiness emerged victorious with an impressive soulful rendition of Alicia Keys‘ “Brand New Me“.
With a mixture of songs from astounding artistes like 2 Face, Onyeka Onwenu, Praiz, Barry White, Whitney Houston and others, the contestants for the night – Happiness, Chize, Oluwaseyi, Micheal, Victoria and Brigid delivered amazing performances that kept the jury members and audience at the edge of their seats.
Happiness joins Philip and Brenda, winners from episode 1 and 2 respectively in the race for 10 million naira and a brand new car during the semi final and subsequently, the final round.