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Anto is a two-time former housemate and semi finalist of the BBnaija reality show. Her full name is Munirat Antoinette Lecky. Before Big Brother, she served as the Head of Operations, Continental Basketball League. She was born and raised in the United States. Anto came back to Nigeria for the first time at the age of 20 because of the job. Though a male-dominated industry, Anto describes it as her “dream job”.
Meanwhile, Munirat describes herself as an “experienced Business Professional looking to enhance her skills and create an impact on the world”.
Antoinette was born 28 years ago in Carrboro, North Carolina. However, she lived in Pembroke Pines, Florida before relocating to Lagos, Nigeria.
Anto holds two Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Sports Business Management. In fact, she achieved this between 2011 and 2013 at the University of Central Florida.
Lecky also holds a Bachelors Degree in Exercise and Sport Science and Administration. She graduated in 2011 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Anto also completed a Business Management Graduate Program at DeVos Sports in 2013.
Anto possesses a rather intimidating C.V. Rising from the nadir, she is obviously at the peak of her career. She presently heads Basketball Operations at Africa’s leading sports and entertainment company, CBL. She has previously worked with the American National Basketball Association and Paragon Marketing.
Summary of Anto’s C.V
- Head of Operations – Continental Basketball League – May 2016 – Present.
- Head, Sponsorship and Events – Q Sports – Oct 2014 – Jun 2015
- Lead Consulting Member – MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney – Jul 2012 – Dec 2012
- Co-Coordinator – Hope for Stanley Alliance – Jan 2012 – Dec 2012
Graduate Assistant – The Institute of Diversity and Ethics in Sport – Aug 2011 – Dec 2012
- Consulting Team Member – Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard – Mar 2012 – May 2012
- Will Call Representative – Orlando Magic – Jan 2012 – Apr 2012
- Hospitality Assistant – Florida Citrus Sports – Dec 2011 – Jan 2012
- African Studies Center Program Assistant – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Sep 2008 – May 2011
- Ticket Office Intern – University of North Carolina – Sep 2010 – Mar 2011
- Marketing and Promotions Intern – Turner Broadcasting System, INC – Jun 2010 – Aug 2010
- Marketing Communication Intern – University of North Carolina – Sep 2009 – May 2010
- UNCAA Sport Marketing Volunteer – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – 2009 – 2010
- Football Championship Intern – Atlantic Coast Conference – Nov 2009 – Dec 2009
Munirat has never hidden the fact that she has no special talent that she knows of. She however identified sports and entertainment as her key interests. Meanwhile, due to the environment she found herself, she frequents the Beach. Her other hobbies include dancing and cooking.
Political Views and Criminal Records
Though currently inactive, Anto identifies with the Democratic Party. However, there are indications that Munirat has not had a perfect criminal record. She may have been arrested a number of times. Also, there are allegations of her using many aliases, at various times. This raises a lot of concern.
Big Brother Naija 2018
Munirat Antoinette Lecky adopted the moniker “Anto” as she was unveiled as a BB Naija housemate, Sunday 28 January. She was asked a number of questions, and here is what she answered below.
First, What irritates you most in other people: I don’t like laziness, people come to work and don’t want to work, people who just gist all the time
Second, What will you be bringing into the BB House: the whole American thing, and a different perspective as a person with a 9 to 5 job.
Finally, What will you do with the prize money: Pay back school loans, help my mother financially, I have a few personal projects I want to work on