Miss Adamawa state, Mildred Ehiguese, has emerged as the new Miss Nigeria at the beauty pageant concluded early on Friday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island in Lagos State.
Mildred Ehiguese, Miss Adamawa wins the 2017 edition of Miss Nigeria beauty contest. Replacing Miss Chioma Obiadi who represented Anambra state.
She beat other 35 contestants to the crown, emerging the 41st Miss Nigeria.
The pageant’s organiser and publisher of The Daily Times of Nigeria, Mr Fidelis Anosike, had said that he is using the show to define the Nigerian woman.Miss Nigeria, formed in 1957 with the Motto, “Empowering Women Beyond Beauty’’, is an annual beauty pageant show which showcases positive attributes of Nigerian women and awards university scholarships.
Ehiguese emerged as the new queen at the beauty pageant held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday.
The Delta State representative, Rita Chinedu, emerged the first runner-up, while Miss Ogun, Tolulope Ayanfalu Mary, was the second runner-up.