The organisers of the annual Big Brother Naija (BBN) reality TV show have retained presenter, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, as host for the fifth season running.
Obi-Uchendu, who took to his Twitter handle to share the news to his teeming fans, announced: “Excited to be confirmed once again as the host of a brand new season of @BBNaija premiering on July 19”.
Obi-Uchendu started hosting the show in 2017.
His announcement came after potential housemates who have been selected to be part of this year’s edition of the popular reality show were quarantined ahead of the premiere of the fifth season of the show scheduled to start on July 19.
According to Channel Director, Africa Magic, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, the station is making sure everything works in tandem with the “new normal” reality being occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
She also added that they have enough potential housemates in the event some test positive to the virus for replacement.