By Mary Nnah
Miss Alice Duke has emerged winner of the Most Beautiful Girl at Beauty of Africa International Pageant (BAIP) 2018.
She beat 36 delegates to emerge winner after a keen contest which held at Muson Centre, Lagos, on Friday, October 12.
Commenting on her victory, the newly crowned queen said: “Words cannot express my joy. I want to thanks all those who supported me especially my mum for all the love and encouragement. And I also want to thank God for this victory!”
Indeed it was a night of fun and excitement as the obviously overwhelmed judges faced a challenge in picking the eventual winners at the vent, which was anchored by popular OAP, Nancy Isime.
Speaking on the success of the event, organiser of BAIP, Mr. Daniel Opuene said that once more, his platform has delivered yet again on a world class show.
He said: “The Beauty of Africa International Pageant is an International beauty pageant that holds yearly in Nigeria. The pageant main advocacy is allowing participants to use their charm and elegance to unite Nigeria.”
Meanwhile, the new queen went home with a car gift, cash prize and an annual salary including wardrobe allowance along with a corporate endorsement deal.
She will represent Nigeria at The Miss Tourism International World Finals 2019. Miss Bayelsa, Orunmwense Daniella who emerged first runner-up went home with an annual salary, wardrobe allowance, and corporate endorsement and will represent Nigeria at Miss the Miss Supranatural World Finals in 2019 in Poland.
For the second runner-up, Gbadamosi Abayomi, it was an annual salary, wardrobe allowance, cooporate endorsement and a trip to represent Nigeria at the Miss Globe World finals 2019 in Albania, while the third runner-up, Tassie Winifred, also won an annual salary, wardrobe allowance, cooporate endorsement and a trip to represent Nigeria at the Miss Tourism Queen of the Year International finals 2019 in China.
The fourth runner-up, Ogwuche Mary, won an annual salary, wardrobe allowance, cooporate endorsement and will be involved in humanitarian projects in Nigeria.