One of the awesome things about Big Brother Naija is its secrecy attached to its production.
But one of the most talked about members of the reality show is Kayode, whose names mostly mentioned by the viewers on social media.
Gbenga Kayode is a Nigerian film writer, editor, director, producer who has been involved in a lot of DSTV and Africa Magic projects before, including Big Brother Naija and The Voice.
Kayode runs Kadi Media LTD, a top-class film production company in Africa.
Kayode has worked on previous BBNaija seasons as a series director but not as a cameraman.
While Nigerians often refer to Kayode as BBNaija show’s cameraman, he is actually more like the director cameramen in the BBNaija shows.
It is not confirmed if Gbenga Kayode is involved in the ongoing BBNaija Season 5 Lockdown season or not.
Asides BBNaija, Gbenga Kayode was also the head of post-production in the first Project Fame reality TV show in Nigeria.
Gbenga Kayode became more known as the series director of the Big Brother Naija shows in 2017 when he replied Nigerians criticizing the show’s production in South Africa on social media.
Nigerians have at that time debated on social media that the show’s production in South Africa makes it less Nigerian.
Previous seasons BBNaija – BBNaija Season 2, tagged See Gobe and BBNaija Season 3, tagged Double Wahala, were all shot in South Africa and the shows’ participants who are all Nigerians to travel to South Africa for the shooting.
The 2019 season of BBNaija, tagged “Pepper Dem” was shot in Nigeria, becoming the first BBNaija season to be fully shot and produced in Nigeria.
The ongoing BBNaija Season 5 “Lockdown” is also being shot in Nigeria.