The Organisers of Ultimate Love on Tuesday, March 24, have announced that the reality television show will end on Sunday, March 29, 2020, a week earlier than scheduled due to fears over the spread of coronavirus.
Broadcast on MultiChoice’s DSTV and GOtv, the first edition of Ultimate Love which kicked off on Sunday, February 9 and was supposed to run for eight weeks has been cut short by one week.
The organisers in their announcement on Tuesday, March 24 said the show has been cut due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria.
“Whilst we know the show has garnered appreciable fans and viewers across Africa, it has become pertinent for us to join the ongoing efforts by the government and global public health officials to flatten the curve against the coronavirus,” part of the announcement read.
The final voting will now be open from Wednesday, March 25 and end on Friday, March 27.
Since it emerged in Wuhan, China, the whole world has had to deal with the spread of the coronavirus.
Nigeria’s index case was confirmed in late February and since then; more than 51 cases have been confirmed.
The remaining love guests as the Ultimate Love contestants are called are still not aware of what’s happening in the outside world.
Meanwhile, the Couples; Obichukwu and Ebiteinye popularly known as Obiebi and Presh Talker and David Wilson is popularly known as PreshDavid have been evicted on Wednesday, March 25, from the Ultimate Love reality show for the week 7 after being nominated by their fellow Love Guests during the live nomination show on last Sunday.
Recall six couples were so far evicted from the Ultimate Love pad, the Nigeria’s first couple-orientated reality television show.
The couple, Michael and Cherry, popularly known as MiCherry, was the first couple evicted from the Ultimate Love pad on Sunday, March 1 in week 3 of the reality show.
The Couple, Jerry and Meriton, known as Jeriton, was also the second couple was evicted from the love pad in week 4 of the reality show during the live check out show.
The Couple, Jenny Koko and Louis, popularly known as Jelo was the third couple evicted on Sunday, March 15, from the Ultimate Love reality show for the week 5 during the live nomination show
The Couple, Jay and Nkechi, popularly known as JayKech was the fouth couple evicted on Sunday, March 22, from the Ultimate Love reality show for the week 6 during the live nomination show
Meanwhile, the remaining top five couples are making it to the final.
The top five couples are Iykeresa (Iyke and Theresa), DoubleChris (Chris Ville and Chris), Roskie (Rosie and Kachi), Bolar (Bolanle and Arnold) and Chivia (Chiddy Bankz and Sylvia).