Fans and supporters of housemate Maria Chike on the Big Brother Naija reality show have agreed to be collectively identified as Marudites.
As viewers begin to access and pitch who would be their favorite housemate while in the BBNaija show, it is necessary for fans to have an identity.
Thus, leading to the coining of Marudite by the official handler of Maria Chike’s Instagram page.
The name “Marudites” was coined from ‘Maria, Erudite, and aphrodite.
The full post as shared on Instagram reads;
“It’s official fam! We are Marudites 🦋
We coined this from ‘Maria’, ‘erudite’ and aphrodite. So basically, it represents knowledgeable, loving and beautiful people. ❤️ #BBNaija #MariaBBNaija #Marudites”