MTN Allegedly Pulls Out of Project Fame West Africa, After 9 Seasons
MTN Nigeria has reportedly discontinued its support for popular talent show, Project Fame West Africa. This is coming after 9 successful seasons of sponsoring the reality show.
This development was made known to Olisa Blogazine by a source close to the show producers, Ultima Limited the same company that produced the now-defunct educational show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.
For the 10th season slated for this year, it was rumoured that old contestants would be back to compete, but that plan had yet to materialise before the title sponsor, MTN, decided to withdraw their support.
Presently, neither the producers nor the telecommunication company have issued a statement to the public as at press time. The famous show gifted fans with talented acts, including Iyanya, who won the debut edition in 2008; and Chidinma, who won the 2010 edition.