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19-year old Miss Akwa Ibom, Iheoma Nnadi Friday emerged winner of the 2014 edi­tion of the Most Beau­tiful Girl in Nigeria, MBGN pageant

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19-year old Miss Akwa Ibom, Iheoma Nnadi Friday emerged winner of the 2014 edi­tion of the Most Beau­tiful Girl in Nigeria, MBGN pageant and carted away a cash prize of N3 million and a brand new car, among other prizes.

The event, which was held at the Dr. Gabriel Oka­ra Cultural Centre in Yena­goa, produced Miss Edo as first runner up, while the second runner up went to Miss Osun, Endurance Ak­poyibo.

Other awards presented at the pageant include, Miss Photogenic, which went to Erica Nlewedim of Kogi while Chinyere Adogu, of Kwara won Miss Charis­matic. Miss Delta, Fortune Woko clinched Best Tra­ditional Costume, Miss Gombe, Precious John got MBGN Model and Miss Amity went to Queen Ce­lestine of Edo State.

Miss Edo, Kwara, Osun, Akwa Ibom and Abuja made the list of the top first 5 among the 30 contestants that participated in the pag­eant.

Delivering a welcome address, the State Gover­nor, Hon. Seriake Dickson represented by the Deputy Governor, Retired Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah, expressed delight that Bayelsa was hosting the event for second suc­cessive year, an indication that the state is peaceful and open for investors and tourists.

Governor Dickson, who noted that efforts were be­ing put in place to diversify the state’s economy through tourism and other sectors, said operating a monolithic economy hinged on oil rev­enue was no longer sustain­able.

He also urged young girls across the country to show interest in the pageant to enhance their status in life and expressed the be­lief that next year’s edition would be more competitive.

In her remarks, Director General of the State Tour­ism Development Agency, Mrs. Ebizi Ndiomu-Brown announced that next year’s edition of the pageant would accord the audience the opportunity to partici­pate in determining who wears the crown.

The high point of the cer­emony was the crowning of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria by the outgoing beauty queen, Miss Anna Ebiere Banner.

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