The Big Brother Naija 4 tryouts held in eight unique areas crosswise over Nigeria between Friday, February 1, 2018, and Saturday, February 2, 2018. Abuja, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, Calabar, Warri, Enugu, and Benin additionally saw a flood in participation.
Elder sibling Naija 4 tryouts held in Lagos on February 1 and February 2, 2019 with more than 5,000 contenders in participation.
As Big Brother Naija season 4 is set to return in 2019, more than 5,000 candidates attempted to get tried out in Lagos and we know why.
The Lagos try out has since turned into the most talked about via web-based networking media and different online stage because of exercises that almost damaged the primary day of the tryout.
Here are three noteworthy reasons the Lagos try out had more than 5,000 contenders.
Fans need to get a slice of the profits
While it has turned into a well established certainty that watchers remain stuck to their TV screens amid the 90 days time of the show, a few fans were likewise envisioning themselves sitting in the journal room.
From discourses with more than 150 competitors, one of the real reasons the contenders appeared for the tryout is to get a slice of the profits.
Biola, a 23-year-old understudy stated, ‘I’m not by any stretch of the imagination made a big deal about winning or not, I am specific about having a vibe of the house, having a great time and by and large establishing a long term connection on Nigerians. I realize I am more fascinating than a significant number of the ex-housemates I have seen.’
Another understudy, Precious, essentially noticed that the exercises of the house are a portion of the fundamental reason she was eager to go entirely through the tryout procedure.
‘I adore having a fabulous time, from the gatherings to the garments, sustenance and those discussions are what I simply need to find in the Big Brother house,’ she said.
The prize cash
The Big Brother unscripted television show had dependably wowed numerous Nigerians notwithstanding when it was shot in South Africa. What’s more, the prize cash had dependably been a bone of dispute for a few Nigerian young people.
From Katung Aduwak, who won $100,000 in 2006 to Efe Ejeba, who won N25 million of every 2017 and Miracle Igbokwe, who won N45 million out of 2018, the prize cash had numerous Nigerian young people in Lagos attacking the tryout setting to persuade an opportunity to be tried out.
Addressing a few contenders, the prize cash for the champ and different prizes won by sprinters up are a portion of the explanations behind getting tried out.
‘Who doesn’t need something to be thankful for? Do you know what N45 million can do in anybody’s life? My sibling, I am sure, I am made forever in the event that I get into the Big Brother house,’ Nasir communicated under a searing sun on Friday, February 1, 2019.
On her section, a splashed Rosemary, who trusted in this covert journalist, said that she was a couple of months away to turning 21 stated, ‘I realize I will be precluded when they see my international ID however I will attempt my best. What’s more, in the event that I am fortunate to get into the house, I would be 21 on March 4. My fantasy of turning into a mogul is sure on the off chance that I get this opportunity.’
Coordinators were tested
All Big Brother Naija tryouts have dependably had great turnout which has dependably been overseen until February 1, 2019.
The coordinators’ quality was tested by the inconceivable group that attacked Edmark D’Podium occasions focus arranged in a corner piece between Aromire road and Adeniyi Jones road in Ikeja, Lagos.
There were a few contenders, more than 1,000, who arrived Lagos from various parts of Nigeria and rested in lodgings in Ikeja just to get tried out.
On Friday, both Aromire section – which fills in as principle entrance – and Adeniyi Jones passage – which fills in as the sweeping vehicle leave – was stick pressed with more than 5,000 Nigerian young people attempting to get an opportunity at popularity and fortune.
70% of the candidates, who were significantly between the ages of 22 years of age and 27 years of age didn’t make the errand before the coordinators a simple one. Many were rowdy, rushed, not willing to stay on the line, and finish the procedure.
Tom Salem, a private security firm, and few formally dressed men were utilized to ensure peace however the huge number that desired tryout turned into a bunch.
The group obviously overwhelmed the few security agents, subsequently, the ‘not very’ quiet young people tossed alert into the breeze. This additionally made it extremely troublesome for coordinators to deal with the labeling and different procedures engaged with the tryout.
In any case, this slip by was overseen on the second day of the tryout. The Adeniyi Jones passage was the main passage point and had numerous authorities of Tom Salem keeping an eye on a few segments of the tryout ground.