After years of hiatus, Nigerian reality television series, Gulder Ultimate Search (also called GUS), created and sponsored by brewing company, Nigerian Breweries Plc, may soon return to the screen going by revelation of the beer manufacturing firm, TheGuardian reports.
The beer giant disclosed this on Tuesday during in a media parley with journalists tagged ‘Meet and Greet’ in Ikeja Lagos.
Explaining why the reality show was rested, the Corporate Affairs Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mrs Sade Morgan, said it is due to cost but stated that plans are underway to return the show the delight of Nigerians.
She explained that the GUS series is the very first 100 per cent local content reality television programme in Nigeria and it is a survival type reality programme that highlights the struggle of contestants between 10–30 persons, depending on the reference edition.
“The contestants struggles against themselves and the wild i.e. nature and their search for a hidden treasure that brings to the last person standing instant fame and fortune,” she said
The last season, which held in 2012 in Aguleri forest in Anambra state, saw, the contestants search for ‘The General’s Helmet’, which was found by Chinedu Ubachukwu, and was he was rewarded with 10 million naira and a brand new Ford Explorer car.