By Emmanuel Okogba
Popular media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu will remain the host of the Big Brother Naija reality show for the third edition after a successful outing last season.
Obi-Uchendu, hosted the second edition of the show which was resurrected after a while and had Efe Ejeba as the winner.
Obi-Uchendu participated in the first edition which held in 2006.
“Ebuka is an example of what the platform offers, said Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, regional director, M-Net West.
“We are thrilled to have Ebuka return as host of Big Brother Naija. This was the platform that unearthed his potential first as a housemate and then as a host, ultimately launching him to stardom.
“He is a prime example of what the Big Brother platform offers, as he has proven over the years to be one of Nigeria’s biggest names in pop culture and entertainment whilst also lending his voice to youth empowerment initiatives.
“Fans and viewers alike are familiar with his cool, debonair and witty on air and on stage personality, and they are guaranteed to enjoy the excitement that he brings to the Big Brother Naija show.”
Auditions held in six locations across the country after the announcement that the show will be returning for a third season.
Organisers have said the winner will go home with prizes worth N45 million at the end of the show.