Nigerian businessman, Olakunle Churchill says reality show Big Brother Naija, is a major source of great entertainment for the youth.
Olankunle Churchill dismissed calls by some astute personalities in Nigeria including, Femi Fani Kayode, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife, that BBNaija should be shut down.
The estranged husband of popular actress, Tonto Dikeh, claimed that is hard to ignore the positive contribution of BBNaija but the major problems in Nigeria is that there is no interest in the growth of generation and greed.
We cannot neglect the fact that BBN is a source of great entertainment to Nigerian youths.
The reality is that our leaders hardly encourage our youths, who are arguably amongst the most talented in the world yet, dreams are shattered by the daily hurdles thrown at the enterprising youth.
Politics is no more as interesting for the youth who seeks to make a difference. Votes do not reflect in Nigeria politics but are a strong point in BBN. Still, these things don’t slow down our youths.
The so called ‘evil’ reality show is supposed to be sponsored by the Nigerian government since it generates more traffic and provides a larger platform than any reality show to pass messages and encourage the youths to keep pressing on.
Our leaders should focus on more pressing issues. Youths needs to be encouraged, develop their dreams and be empowered/employed. By now each leader is supposed to have up to 20-40 youths they mentor, but in our country youths are like threats to them.
The major problems we have in this country are greed and lack of interest in generational growth.