Who can possibly replace Frank Edoho on “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” That’s the question viewers can’t wait to get an answer to.
For 13 years, Edoho wasn’t just the face of the popular TV game show, he also put it on the pop culture map.
The Internet has been alight with speculation since he announced his exit from the show after failed negotiations with producers of the show, Ultima Limited.
After 13 years, it’s almost impossible to imagine “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” without Edoho, but there are still several candidates to replace him.
Pulse Movies put together five talented celebrities who can become the new host.
- Joseph Benjamin
He is an outstanding host, but that’s not all. He is already a member of the Ultima family as co-host of Project Fame West Africa.
And with reports that Project Fame won’t return for a new season, we’re betting Ultima Limited would want to keep things in-house.
- Gideon Okeke
He has the talent and attitude needed to meet the high expectations set by Edoho.
Also, let’s not forget that in 2013, Gideon thrived as the host of a show similar to ‘WWTBAM, ‘The Money Drop Nigeria.”
- Ebuka Obi Uchendu
This just makes a lot of sense, fans favourite Ebuka has the needed exposure to replace Edoho.
He has hosted and co-hosted shows like “Friend or Foe,” “Rubbin’ Minds,” “The Spot,” “Men’s Corner,” “Naija Politics” and most recently, “Big Brother Naija.”
For every time Ebuka has been a TV host, he has been effortlessly exceptional.
- Kemi Adetiba
Hilarious, bold, smart and charismatic, Kemi Adetiba ticks all the right boxes.
With a long list of hosting gigs that include Studio 53, Temptation Nigeria and Maltina Dance All for three consecutive seasons, we could see Adetiba slipping into Edoho’s seat effortlessly.
Plus, having her as the host would bring some gender diversity to Prime Time television.
- OC Ukeje
OC Ukeje doesn’t have the experience that others on this list do, but he is talented, funny, collected and smart.
If Ultima Limited is in search of a new face, then we think he would do great as Edoho’s replacement.
The good news is that the producers have time to find a successor.
Highlights from past editions of the show will be aired for five weeks until a new host is chosen.
Which of these celebrities do you think can replace Edoho?