As the sixth season of Nigerian Idol continues for another week, the show is increasingly interesting. Each new phase of the show brings up a new twist that makes the show all the more surreal.
Nigerian Idol this Sunday, marked the first episode where the power of the fans became apparent. Of the eleven contestants who had made it this far, nine would make it to the next round. This obviously spells the end of the journey on the show, for two other contestants.
In no particular order, the contestants that got the fans vote were called out one-after-another, leaving the last three contestants in a tense state, as two of those would be eliminated from the show. The last three contestants were Faith Mac, Dotun and Comfort. To be fair, the outcome at this stage was obvious.
Owing to the fan base Comfort has been able to build, it was apparent that she would oust both Faith and Dotun. Hardly has there been any one who qualifies as a fan favorite than Comfort in this season. It’s not immediately clear if it’s her innocent demeanor or her talent, but there was never any doubt that she was going to survive this stage. In fact, there is barely any doubt that she wouldn’t make it to the finals.
Fans of the show continue to gravitate towards Comfort for some reason, and if the show remains in their hands, it would take the blunder of a lifetime for her not to win, or for other contestants to clearly out perform her.
For Chinedu Okafor, its all about making an impact with words, creating a profound impression on the audience with the intended narrative.