The Big Brother Naija All-Stars winner, Ilebaye Odiniya, says she is a virgin.

BBNaija All Stars winner, Ilebaye Odiniya

She revealed it in an interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, on Wednesday, 25th October 2023.

When asked what was preventing her from having a romantic relationship.
In response to the question, she said;

My dad is strict sha. But I don’t know,” and about her single status and virginity, she said, “There is nothing zealous about it.”

About how the story of her virginity hit social media, she replied,

I don’t know. I’m just hearing that it became a topic. I’m not a social media person. Things might have been happening.”


While explaining her reason for still being single, she said,

I think I’m not mentally ready for a mature relationship. But I’ve seen somebody before. He was just guiding me.”
“And even now I have to be cautious. Right now, I will focus on how to make my life better. Sothe relationship is even the least,” she added.

Ilebaye Odiniya – BBNaija All-Stars Season 8 winner

The 22-year-old, who is a Criminology graduate from Salem University, mentioned that she wasn’t aware of her virginity becoming a topic on social media and that she prefers to concentrate on self-improvement rather than pursuing a romantic relationship at the moment.


She attributed her chastity to her father’s strict upbringing, Ilebaye’s father is an Abuja-based politician and a former Physical Health Education (PHE) teacher at Government Secondary School Alloma Ofu in Kogi State.

Story: Christy Dung

Credit: Chude Jideonwo@instagram