Winners emerge in face of Images Housemates show
A statistics undergraduate of Kwara State University, Ologunwa Oyinkasola, also known as Spunkies, has emerged the winner of face of Images Housemates reality show. Spunkies who beat 47 other housemates to win the ultimate prize went home with five million naira, a car and a plot of land in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos.
While Ehigiator Pedro went home as the first runner-up, Eucharia Uwakwe and Onyekwelu Chinelo, emerged as the second and third runner-ups respectively.
Speaking to The Guardian, Spunkies whose talent was modelling and hope to build on her passion for modelling said that it was indeed a though battle with the other housemates from the start of the show.
According to her, the reality TV show which lasted for 31 days was fun educative and most of all challenging. “From the audition process and making it into the house was an amazing experience for me. I met different people with different characters and backgrounds in the house of whom inspired and motivated me to be my best. I also had the opportunity to meet celebrities I wouldn’t have met on my own, and they have further motivated and encouraged me. I will say I was lucky to emerge the winner because we had talented housemates.”
The reality show was aired on television from October 27 to November 25 and had all 48 contestants in an isolated home. It showcased the lifestyle of talented Nigerian youths and gave them the opportunity to groom and project their talents in entertainment to the world.
The organisers, who are twin brothers, Emmanuel and Joseph Etim, said Nigeria was in need of a new breed of talents in the creative industry. Joseph stated, “The show is focused on young people who are highly creative but don’t have a platform to showcase themselves.”
Although the competition had eight winners, with only the first osition going home with a prize, the organisers said that having eight winners was their way of ensuring that a lot more young people are groomed to pursue their dreams in the entertainment industry and they will ensure it’s a reality for them.
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