7th December, 2010
Participants at the Gulder Ultimate Search 7 which took place in Omo tropical rainÂ forest in J4 Ogun State has embarked on a road show.
Speaking with P.M.NEWS at the on-going Roadshow on behalf of the Nigeria Breweries,Â popular Nollywood artiste Mr Bo-Manuel Udokwu, the anchor of the Gulder UltimateÂ Search show since 2007, saidÂ “the Gulder Ultimate Search 7 2010 which took place inÂ Omo tropical rainforest J4 in Ogun State involved twelve contestants (Six boys andÂ six girls) which is different from the traditional ten and this was done because theÂ Gulder brand this year, celebrates 40 years of existence,â€Â Udokwu added.
Bob also spoke on the impact of the challenge on the contestants. He said being partÂ of the GUS is a great thing for any Nigerian youth as it opens doors of opportunityÂ to make their lives better and also give them reasons to succeed in whatever theyÂ do.
â€œNow we are taking the contestants on a roadshow which enables them meet their fansÂ on whom they have impacted during the GUS7 and also to pay courtesy visit to theÂ governors of each state they visit and also go to radio stations to air theirÂ gratitude to fans, well wishers and also to talk about what moves they would makeÂ next in heir lives after the GUS7 experience.
Last year, governor Mimiko of Ondo State gave his subject scholarship and also madeÂ him a youth ambassador to the state. Enugu and Rivers States have also done similarÂ things in the past. He explained.
Ogun and Ekiti state Governors, Otunba Gbenga Daniel and Governor Kayode FayemiÂ described the contestants as future leaders in Nigeria who will do the nation proud.
GUS7 winner (The Ultimate Hero) Oluremi Oyekunle from Ekiti State and a 300 levelÂ student of University of Ibadan studying wildlife and Caroline Ukachi Mbanu 22 ImoÂ State, a 400 level student of University of Benin studying Philosophy also spokeÂ with P.M.NEWS on their experience in Omo Forest in Ogun State and also talked aboutÂ their next move from the GUS7.