The National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos was crowded on Saturday 17th February 2018 as the Maltavator Challenge train arrived Lagos to search for more Maltavators to represent Nigeria in the forthcoming Maltavator Challenge Pan African TV show. This came after a successful audition in Enugu and Benin respectively.
Registration started as early as 7 am with over 2000 excited consumers registering for a chance to be one of the 10 contestants to represent Nigeria at the Maltavator Challenge International TV show.
As the contestants prepared to take on the challenge, the Malta Guinness team was on the ground to fuel their greatness with the goodness of Malta Guinness – packed full with energy giving vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B6 to turn the Malta Goodness into Greatness.
There were so much fun and excitement in the air as the contestants engaged in a series of physical and mentally tasking challenges which included the Maltavator Obstacle course, the Gladiator Duel, the Ball Pool Treasure Hunt and the Maze contest.
‘’Today we are looking for 5 to 6 finalist and then we pitch them together. We look at their best time and then we select our best 10, representing Nigeria in the finalist. We are looking for the go-getter, we are looking for people who have character, people who have also excelled in physical and mental challenges ’’ said Ifeoma Agu, Brand Manager, Malta Guinness.
She added that the response of Nigerians at the various audition centers, Enugu, Benin and Lagos attested to the fact that Nigerians are Go-Getter and have the Can-Do-spirit.
“The Maltavator challenge has been very fulfilling across the different cities we have been to and the turnout in Lagos is really overwhelming. This proves to us that Nigerians are very passionate Go-Getters and Malta Guinness will continue to be that brand that fuels their Can-do spirit to greatness. The Maltavator challenge TV show is a platform that challenges Africans to unleash their Can do spirit with optimism and reach for greatness.
At the Lagos audition, 6 finalists, Stanley Babalola, Oge Nwabueze, Evans Edeha-Ideji, Igboecheonwu Jane Fransisca, Opanubi Toyosi and James James, proved they were physically strong and mentally fit and were crowned the True Maltavators for Lagos city.
The Final ten (10) Contestants to represent Nigeria in the forthcoming Pan- African TV show will now be shortlisted from the finalists from Benin, Enugu and Lagos auditions- the lucky ten (10) Contestants will be announced in the coming weeks.
The Maltavator Challenge is a Pan African TV show which will have Forty (40) contestants from Nigeria, Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire and Ethiopia to compete in mentally and physically challenging obstacle courses for a chance to win $20,000 and fantastic prizes. Nigeria will play host to all the 40 Contestants as this Eleven Episode TV show will be shot in Nigeria and would air across 52 African TV stations from April 2018.