Photos by Femi Ipaye, TheNEWS/Abuja
By Femi Ipaye.
Damilola Agbajor, 19 years old, from Delta State, won the 2010 edition of miss Nigeria, yesterday in Abuja.
Twenty young beautiful girls from different State where paraded at this year Miss Nigeria Competition. Erica Okuneye,24yrs, 1st runner-up, Miss Lagos and Obori Edenkwo, 25yrs, 2nd runner-up, Miss Cross- River.
The Competition did not show case swimwear segment. The outstanding young ladies where said to be judged on poise, intelligence, cultural values as well as beauty.
First Miss Nigeria pageant was held in 1957, producing Grace Tinke Oyelude as the first Miss Nigeria. 36th Miss Nigeria has since emerged up till 2004.
According to Chief Adenike Oshinowo-Soleye, the executive producer of the new Miss Nigeria Competition;” will once again showcase positive attributes of the Nigerian woman- elegance, poise, talent, intelligence as well as beauty. Miss Nigeria historically has been a role model to the Nigerian society at large and a spokesperson for national volunteerism and charity, while using her title to educate millions of Nigerians on issues of importance to herself and the society”.
Present at the event, are Mrs Josephine Anineh, minister for women affair, Alhaji Sadiq Mohammed, minister for Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Otunba Rusewe, Danladi Bako and other important persons in the Country.
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