All set as Ebuka welcome contestants to BBN house tomorrow
Leading video entertainment company, MultiChoice Nigeria, has announced Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, a former housemate in the show as the host of Big Brother Naija (BBN). The reality TV show, which has become a veritable platform for discovery of talents across Africa, is making a return after a 10-year hiatus.
The lawyer turned media personality, who was a 2006 housemate in the reality show, will make a re-appearance at the reality show as the host, and with his infectious laugh and charismatic persona, usher the housemates into the BBN house and will take up the task of announcing the evictees on a weekly basis.
According to the Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe, “We are particularly excited to have Ebuka as host of Big Brother Naija. This was the platform that unearthed his potentials and propelled him to stardom.”
“He has over the years grown to become a prominent face on the Nigerian pop culture and entertainment scene while also lending his voice to youth empowerment initiatives. We believe his cool and debonair personality combined with his healthy dose of wit will spice up the show. Our viewers are in for a great entertainment experience,” he added.
Ebuka after his debut on the reality show 10 years ago, has risen to become one of the most loved and admired personalities in the Nigerian entertainment industry. His hosting gigs include Friend or Foe on NTA, the GLO Show, also on NTA, as well as Guinness’ Greatness TV, and currently, Rubbin’ Minds, a youth-focused TV show on Channels television.
On EbonyLife TV on DStv channel 165, he is one of the co-hosts of The Spot, a show that combines a bit of reality TV with talk show and sitcom, and more recently, Men’s Corner, a talk show with an all-male ensemble, who strongly air their opinions on a range of topical issues.
Sponsored by PayPorte, an online retail store, the show starts tomorrow, Sunday January 22 at 7pm and will run for 11 weeks on all DStv packages on channel 198 and GOtv Plus on channel 29.
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