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BBNaija 2021: Meet Jackie B, Daughter of Former Adamawa Senator, Grace Bent


Jackie B was the third female contestant that entered the Big Brother Naija house on Sunday, July 25, 2021.

The Instagram page of this beautiful BBNaija housemate has shed more light on her family background and who she is related to.

Jackie B, Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eyes housemate only revealed that she is a single mother of one from Adamawa state. However, she hid an important aspect of her life.

Jackie B is the daughter of the former senator of Adamawa state called Grace Folashade Bent. Bent was elected in April 2007 on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform in the Adamawa South constituency.

After 21 years in the PDP, the politician recently defected to the All Progressives Congress, noting she had had enough of the umbrella party.

A scroll through Jackie B’s Instagram page shows that she has a beautiful relationship with her mum whom she always showers with compliments.

One of her Instagram posts, Jackie B wrote:


“GRACE. My mother’s name. She is the true definition of the word, and i have been lucky and blessed to benefit from that Grace. You have given me the world. I will give you much more! I love you this woman.”

On Mother’s Day, she wrote:

I wouldn’t be the mum I am today if it weren’t for you my Queen. Nathan has the best grandma ever literally. He’s truly blessed to be raised by not 1, not 2, but 3 generations of STRONG QUEENS & #happymothersday. MOTHERS (swipe left).”

On her mother’s birthday, Jackie B wrote:

“Happy Birthday mummy. I take too much credit for my growth, peace and happiness. This woman is my biggest supporter, backbone and pillar, literally. The most amazing grandma. Thank you for all you do. Someday i will give you the world, and some. I love you mummy.”

Jackie B revealed that she got pregnant at the age of 18 after having sex for the first time.

The BBNaija housemate disclosed this on Sunday night while discussing with other housemates in the garden.

According to her, she got pregnant by her first love in 2010.

“I had my son when I was 19 years old. In 2010, I had my first sex with my first boyfriend and I got pregnant for him.

“It was a tough time but now I have the most amazing son who is like my best friend.”

My mum was supportive while I was pregnant and didn’t disown me at that time. My son is 10-year-old and made this journey easy for me.”


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