Supermom TV reality show season IV tagged “Heart of Gold” edition is coming to an end this weekend. This season, top celebrities ranging from Mercy Johnson, Uche Jombo, Omoni Oboli and many others speak about their mothers and influence of women in raising children.
The season IV celebrates mothers who raised children that are not theirs either through adoption or orphanages. The show, which started in July, runs for 13 weeks with different orphanages competing for the top three spots. Eliminations were done weekly, with the top five emerging finalists. Out of the finalists, the winner, first and second runner up will be chosen via votes, panel of judges and SMS.
The reality show started in 2010 and the winner smiled home with a brand new house, the first runner-up went home with a car and the second runner-up smiled to the bank with Five Hundred Thousand Naira. The same thing happened in the second edition in 2011, but the third edition tagged ‘The Celebrity Edition’ was different. Mrs Gladys Asuquo, the mother of ace music producer, Cohbams Asuquo took home the star prize of N2million while Fuji star, Obesere’s mother Mrs. Omobonike Anike went home with N1million as first runner-up. The 2nd runner-up cash prize of N500, 000 went to Mrs. Martinez Sanni the mother of pop star, Skales. The winners made cash donations to orphanages of their choice respectively.
The Supermom reality show is a TV series that celebrates mothers who have made significant sacrifices for children by providing them with better opportunities and better quality of life despite all odds.
Supermom will be shown on NTA Network, Africa Magic, ONTV Lagos, Galaxy Network, STV PH and others. The show which is sponsored by Procter & Gamble; makers of Safeguard, Ariel, Pampers, Always and Promasidor; makers of Onga seasoning and Cowbell has consistently celebrated mothers who through dint of rare sacrifices raised their children to enviable position in the society.
Before commencement of each episode, 12 celebrities said something about their mothers and encourage women to continue to be loving as they are bedrock of nation building. Mercy Johnson, Vivian Ejike, Uche Jombo, Omoni Oboli, Mercy Aigbe are part of the 12 celebrities.