ABUJA – Contestants from over 13 African countries will participate in the 2014 Big Brother Africa (BBA) reality show tagged, “All Stars season nine.’’
A statement on BBA website obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja, said that the names of the contestants would be released in series before the commencement of the show.
The statement said that the show, which was expected to commence on Sept. 7, was shifted to Oct. 5 due an unexpected fire that razed the venue of the event.
Some of the house mates whose names had been released included 33 year-old Melvin Alusa from Kenya, Stella Nantumbe, popularly called Ella from Uganda and Butterphy from Zimbabwe.
Ella, who is presently Miss Uganda, said that if she wins the grand prize, she would invest the money on real estate and buy a car for her mother. [eap_ad_1] Butterphy, 24 said that if she wins the grand prize, she would invest the money on business and send her siblings and kids to good schools.
Butterphy, a radio producer and TV presenter, said she would use the opportunity of her appearance in the reality show to market her career in broadcasting.
“BBA will afford me the opportunity to market myself and expand my brand.
“I won’t use backstabbing and cheating or immoral and unethical ‘methods to get the prize,’’ she said. (NAN)