Following the recent announcement of the commencement of popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija by M-Net West Africa, different views have surfaced from residents in the Federal Capital Territory.
Some residents who spoke with News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja, expressed their expectations and reservations on the show.
Here are some reactions from residents:
Entertainment and Tourism Editor of Leadership Newspapers Mr Anthony Ada-Abraham holds,
“This year, a movie producer friend of mine is also going for the show and I think it would be great to see him doing what he knows best. He is a great guy and I know if he gets into the house, he will surely win.”
“However, I expect a lot of thrills, frills and scandals,’’ Ada-Abraham said.
John Anzaku popularly known as “Jay Nelly” is an upcoming artist and is happy previous participants and winners of the show are currently doing well in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
“Efe the 2017 winner was not known before the show, but after the show he has develop in his music career to the next level and doing well.
“Look at Miyonse, even when he was evicted after some weeks in the house, he still got cooking endorsement deals and a television show.
“More so, see Bisola, Debe-Rise, Tboss, Kemen and the others, they are all doing well today because they participated in the 2017 edition of the show,’’ Anzaku said.
Nasarawa State University student, Miss Maria Kigbu could not contain her excitement on the upcoming show.
“I am so happy that the show is coming up later this month. In fact I can’t wait to start watching it.
“Last year was interesting. I believe this year will be better. I am so happy. I can’t wait to see the contestants and intrigues in the house,’’ Kigbu said.
However, Mrs Pepetua Obi who is a civil servant and a mother of four boys expressed her displeasure over the show.
“When you say the show is a platform for the youth to showcase their talents, so after that what next?
“Some of them do not have any source of livelihood but they will be looking for money to recharge their phones and buy data to vote for their favourite housemates.
“Instead of this so called BBNaija show, they should channel the resources into talent hunt where youths will bring out the best talents in them to positively change the world,’’ Obi said.
Big Brother Naija is a reality TV show where 12 contestants live in an isolated house and compete for a huge prize at the end of the show. Each participant avoids being evicted by viewers through votes.
According to the official page of BBNaija, the show is to commence on January 28 after the final auditioning of 12 Housemates.
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