By Theodore Nyingifa
The ninth edition of the reality TV show Gulder Ultimate Search is already going on in Usaka forest in Akwa-Ibom State.
This year’s edition is anchored by Nollywood actor, Chidi Mokeme who is returning to the show as well as former winners, Dominic Mudabai (2004), Michael Nwachukwu, (2005) and Christopher Okagbue (2007).
Who will be the ultimate ‘Gatekeeper’ in Usaka forest?
Get familiar with the contenders who are vying for the Ultimate prize of N9m, an SUV and ‘Swagger allowance’ of N500k.
After bagging a degree in Physics from Benue State University, the 24 year old is still highly ambitious; he plans to become a renowned motivational speaker, a super model and own a multinational marketing communications agency. James hails from Benue State.
An indigene of Enugu state, 24-year-old Priscilla is an undergraduate of History and Diplomatic studies at the University of Abuja. The talented young woman dreams of becoming a top actress.
27-year-old Haruna is a certified Project Manager from Kaduna State. Though he is a graduate of Architectural science from the Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State. He is still on the pursuit of more self-development courses.
A graduate of Petroleum and Gas Engineering from the University of Lagos. Ifet is currently a Youth Corp member in Benue State. The handsome 26-year-old man from Itu Local Government grew up wanting to become a naval officer. He loves to laugh a lot and believes that laughter is the music of the soul and one of the keys to a youthful look.
Like every Calabar woman, 25-year-old Kofya loves to cook. She is from Cross River State and an undergraduate of Computer science at the University of Benin. She is also a model and an artiste. Her best friend is her seven years old daughter whom she loves dearly.
24 years old, from Anambra State, has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Physiology from the University of Port Harcourt. This young man believes that whatever won’t kill him will only make him stronger. His ambition is to become the first Ibo man to become president of Nigeria.
Not only is he an avid reader, he also has a blog that deals on issues relating to today’s youth. This eclectic 24 year old hails from Edo State and is currently a final year student of Applied Mathematics in the University of Benin. He has a weakness for adventure.
A 22-year-old Ondo State indigene is a student of the Nigerian institute of Journalism, Lagos. Her ambition is to become a great presenter and start a programme of her own that will reach millions of people around the globe.
Though Patience is a make-up artiste, she plans to also become a broadcaster. The 22 year old from Bayelsa |state is an undergraduate of the University of Port-Harcourt studying Linguistics and Communication Studies.
A model and a one-time face of Anambra State, Onyinechukwu also loves teaching. This dedicated 23-year-old works as a private tutor in her spare time. She is from Anambra state and a graduate from the University of Nigeria, Nsuka.
Ujam says children are his inspiration. Though an undergraduate of Sociology at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is also an artist and has starred in a number of movies. The 26 year old hails from Enugu State.
Uzor is crazy about fashion, but claims she is not a prisoner to it. The 27 year old is an entrepreneur and a top class actress as well, who currently stars in Tinsel, About to wed and a long list of TV soaps. She is a graduate of Education Economics from Abia State University.
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