Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is going on a temporary break after MTN pulls out.
On Sunday, June 25, 2017, the heartbreaking announcement was made via Twitter. The break is said to be "temporary" and "indefinite".
The game show will no longer be aired because its sponsor, telco MTN has pulled out.
"Unfortunately, tonight's episode is our last- for now. #WWTBAM is going on a temporal break" tweeted the official Twitter account of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.
"We thank you for being with us through the 13-year-journey of enriching and impacting the lives of Nigerians. We wouldn't have been able to enrich so many Nigerians without the help of our sponsor @MTNNG So we say THANK YOU!For the first time since its inception 13 years ago, #WWTBAM will be going off air from today 25th June" it further tweeted.
The game show's host Frank Edoho also tweeted about the show going off the air.
"Sadly, we are going on a break cos our sponsor pulled out. But we thank @MTNNG for being with us all these years. Please thank them for us."
Frank Edoho has been the host of the show since inception. Over a decade, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire was a household game show that attracted millions of viewers.
In 2009, Aroma Ufodike made history as he won the grand prize of N10m (highest amount possible) at Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.