Harare stood still for a minute when a stretch Hummer limousine with the police escort in tow passed through Julius Nyerere in top speed.
It was Celebrations Zvido Zvevanhu Dance Group that entertained the crowd with their highly energetic dances and models lined up to honour the two before they jetted in from South Africa..
As soon as the two appeared, proudly holding the national flag, fans went into a frenzy, jostling to catch a glimpse of Wendall in particular, the first Zimbabwean to win the prestigious reality television show.
They was a chorus of “Murehwa murehwa murehwa” a new nickname that BBA fans has now given Wendall.
Vimbai’s infectious smile also had people eating out of her palms as she modeled around much to the drooling of the men around.
Wendall told Radiovop that he was shocked when South African got violent after he was announced as one of the winners.
“South Africa shocked me to the bone. When I was announced as the winner they shouted Luclay’s name and it turned ugly. Africa voted and we have to respect that,” said Wendall.
After emotionally waving to the cheering crowd, the pair was then transported in an open safari Truck, behind the Hummer inscribed Wendall – BBA Winner!
President Robert Mugabe is set to host a reception for the two, in recognition of their sterling achievement.
Also set to be honoured is Zimbabwean athlete Steven Muzhingi, who in May won the gruelling Comrades Marathon in South Africa a record three times.
For coming out joint winner, together with Nigerian Karen Igho, Wendall pocketed a whopping $200 000.