Reality TV show, Big Brother Naija is said to have quarantined housemates in preparation for the season 5 of the premiere.
The show which will be will start amid the Covid-19, on July 19, has plenty of social media buzz and fan anticipation.
In a virtual press conference, the Channel Director, Africa Magic, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu announced to journalists that every arrangements is put in place to see the success of this year’s BBNaija season 5 reality show amid the pandemic.
Wangi also revealed that selected housemates, after a rigorous verification and online sorting, over 30,000 entries were recorded.
According to her, they will be quarantine, in line with the guidelines provided and approved by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
BBNaija season 5 will be broadcast live and 24/7 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv Max and Jolli packages on channel 29, with the live eviction shows and weekly highlights aired on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban and Africa Magic Family. DStv viewers will also follow the drama this season with the DStv Now app on a smartphone, tablet or laptop
Although, no amount was revealed for the winner of this year’s show, but Wangi added that there will be improvement compare to previous seasons and also incentives for the housemates.