There is considerable excitement in the air as fans anticipate the return of Gulder Ultimate Search, the world’s greatest survival reality TV show, to see the contestants in the jungle.
Gulder Ultimate Search premiered in 2004 and lasted 11 seasons until being cancelled in 2014. After a seven-year hiatus, Season 12 of the show, dubbed ‘Age of Craftsmanship,’ returns.
Many Nigerians are eager to see how the 18 Gulder Ultimate Search contestants manage the challenges they will face, as well as who will emerge as the ultimate champion following the revelation of the 18 Gulder Ultimate Search finalists headed to the jungle.
Contestants in previous seasons were assigned activities that evaluated their physical, intellectual, and teamwork talents.
What’s the best part? The proprietors of DStv, MultiChoice, have announced that GUS will air on three channels! Following the end of Big Brother Nigeria Shine Ya Eye, all eyes will be on Gulder Ultimate Search, which begins on Saturday, October 16, 2021.
“The show will air on Africa Magic Showcase (DStv channel 151), Africa Magic Urban (DStv channel 153) and Africa Magic Family (DStv channel 154 & GOtv channel 2) from October 16, 2021, and will continue to air every Saturday and Sunday night until December 19, 2021, from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm,” said Tope Oshunkeye, Executive Head of Marketing, MultiChoice Nigeria.
The chosen 18 will spend nine weeks in the jungle competing to become the ultimate champion and walk out with over $50 million in rewards.
The contestants include – Damola Johnson, a 26-year-old Film director from Lagos, Mfon Mikel Esin, a 27-year-old Freelance writer from Akwa Ibom, Samuel Ishmael, 35-year old IT Expert from Ogun, Emmanuel Nnebe, 29-year old Paralegal from Anambra, Damilola Odedina, 25-year old Cinematographer, Solomon Yankari, 26-year old fitness Fitness Instructor from Bauchi..
Others include music artiste -Olayinka Omoya, Godswill Oboh, Omokhafe Bello, Chidimma Okeibe, Jennifer Okorie, Tobechukwu Okoye, Gerald Odeka, Tosin Michael Emiola, Iniabasi Umoren.
They were selected from thousands of entries received and made it through the series of screenings held for Gulder Ultimate Search applicants for one week after the boot camp.
The 18 contestants heading into the Gulder Ultimate Search camp will be expected to exhibit their survival instincts as they struggle against themselves and nature in their search for the hidden treasure that will bring the last person standing instant fame and fortune.
The stake for Gulder Ultimate Search 12 is bigger than previous editions. The winner will take home a ₦50 million in prize, which includes a cash prize, a brand new SUV and other mouth-watering prizes. Other contestants also stand a chance to win from the N20 million worth of silver cash prizes.
May the ultimate man/woman win.