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Ahead of the commencement of Season 5 of the Big Brother Naija show on Sunday, all new housemates are currently in quarantine.

The coordinators had declared that the 2020 version of the unscripted TV drama will go live on Sunday July 19.

In the midst of the truth of the COVID-19 emergency and the social removing convention, many thought about whether BBNaija will hit TV screens this year.

At a virtual press instructions on Thursday, MultiChoice uncovered that they were working with the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) to guarantee the most elevated level of wellbeing of housemates and the creation group.

The organizers announced that “potential housemates are currently in quarantine ahead of the July 19 premiere”.


“They will be monitored whilst in quarantine until they are deemed fit health-wise. Anyone that shows signs of ill health, will as expected not be a part of the show.”

The Big Brother House has additionally been cleaned and won’t be available to anybody till when the housemates advance into their new habitation.

Channel Director, Africa Magic, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, clarified that even before the pandemic, housemates for the most part experience broad wellbeing checks before going into the house.

Noting that, that has been elevated due to the present circumstances, she said, “The Big Brother show lends itself to a certain level of quarantine, seamlessly integrating into the COVID-19 guidelines.”

Past winners of the show include Katung Aduwak (2006), Michael Efe Ejeba (2017), Miracle Igbokwe (2018) and Mercy Eke (2019).