By Amin Kef Sesay
Currently, there are Sixty (60) young ambitious Sierra Leoneans, who are fervently aspiring for the limited space available to accommodate Twenty-Two (22) Housemates out of those Sixty (60) in the House before the commencement of the Reality TV Show, Housemates Salone Season 3, on the 22nd May, 2022, with the slogan, “Di Game Get Yagba, If You Nor Able Na for Pull Hand”.
Already a voting process, put together by the organizers of the Reality TV Show, the Africa Young Voices (AYV) Media Empire and Africell –Sierra Leone, is ongoing that will ultimately qualify the competent or eligible twenty-two aspirants to finally make it to the House.
As at present all the sixty aspirants, who were shortlisted after the general audition of all those who applied to become Housemates, have their unique numbers, from 1-60 which must be used by members of the public when casting their votes.
The organizers were so considerate to make the voting process very simplistic for members of the public at home and abroad to cast their votes. Voting can take place by easily sending the number of a favourite candidate via SMS to: 5500 or Dial *5500#. For International voting an individual can call: +23299005500.
Members of the public are also at liberty to cast their votes via Afrimoney through voters’ Africell Sim Cards by dialing *161*10#* plus the Numbers of their favourite contestants from any Africell line or code.
There is also a new online voting platform and a brand new website for international voters across the world to vote using credit or debit cards by just visiting: https://housematessl.com and/or visit: https://www.africell.sl.
Once Housemates Salone Season 3 commences on the 22nd May 2022 members of the public could watch it live 24/7 on AYV Entertainment Channels 34 & 33 and AYV on DSTV Channel 399.
What is in store for the Housemate that will emerge as the ultimate winner of the competition is a Star Prize of Two Hundred and Fifty Million Leones (Le 250M) plus a round trip to Dubai.
Also, one of the sponsors of the Reality TV Show, Zarlux Car Rental, has revealed that a brand new car will be given to the winner of the Zarlux Car Rental task that will be performed by the Housemates in the House during the course of the show.
Housemates Salone Season 3 with the slogan: “Di Game Get Yagba, If You Nor Able Na for Pull Hand”, is geared towards providing the enabling environment to help young people discover their innate talents, as well as expose them to the wider world, in a bid to foster youth empowerment in the country.
In as much as only one Housemate will emerge the ultimate winner at the end of the show, all the other participants will benefit, in one way or the other, from the media exposure which will put them at vantage positions to become possible choices by corporate entities for the promotion of their brands.
It should be noted that AYV and Africell, over the years, have been at the forefront of promoting and empowering young people. Both institutions have copiously supported sporting activities, the entertainment industry, incorporating young people as Brand Ambassadors, offered job opportunities and rolled out mapped out programmes that have seen young people meaningfully contributing to development activities at community up to national levels.
With 22 Housemates from both sexes staying under the same roof, physically cut off from the rest of the world, socializing, learning useful skills like cooking, singing, going through trials on how to articulate well in different situations, setting goals they want to achieve, learning how to resolve conflicts, playing games, swimming and so on, will provide the necessary experiences needed to successfully go through life.
Members of the public indeed have ample time from now on up to the 22nd May to cast their votes for those they deem fit will make the Reality TV Show really entertaining. It is a given opportunity to avail the aspirants the chance to market themselves to the wider world with the conviction that in the long run they could be identified for their innate abilities which others may be interested of harnessing for commercial or other purposes.
Make use of the opportunity AYV and Africell is offering by voting today.