Another Rivers Damsel Is Most Beautiful In Nigeria
Rivers is on the move again to conquer the world in beauty pageagtry as 21-year-old Nyekachi Douglas was crowned the 2019 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria in Bayelsa last Friday, October 11.
Douglas, who represented Rivers State as Miss Rivers, emerged the winner of the 32nd edition of the beauty pageant.
Miss Rivers defeated 36 other contestants who keenly competed for the crown on Friday, October 11, 2019, at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre in Yenegoa, Bayelsa.
Miss Douglas was rewarded with a brand new car as the newly crowned Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria. The new queen will also be representing Nigeria at the Miss World 2019 pageantry scheduled to hold at the ExCel London in the United Kingdom, on Saturday, December 14, 2019.
Other winners of the night include Miss Taraba, Olutosin Araromi who emerged MBGN Universe; Miss Abuja, Pamela Ifejoku, who won MBGN Tourism, and Miss Edo, Akeelah Aminu, who was crowned MBGN Miss Ecowas. Miss Taraba, Olutosin Araromi emerged the 1st runner up and won MBGN Universe at the 2019 MBGN.
Themed ‘True Essence of a Woman,’ the 32nd edition of the MBGN also had performances from singer, Seyi Shay and was hosted by MC and comedian, Bovi and Layole Oyatogun.
The event also had a display of the rich Nigerian cultural fashion. The contestants dazzled guests and viewers in their chosen native attires.
Singer, Seyi Shay gave a spectacular performance at the 2019 MBGN. [Instagram/SilverbirdMBGN]
The pageant was originally called Miss Universe Nigeria when it started in 1983 and it was later changed to MBGN in 1986.
Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has congratulated Miss Nyekachi Douglas for winning the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Contest (MBGN) 2019.
He described the feat as a reflection of the beautiful endowment of the people of Rivers State.
According to him, the news is quite symbolic because it is in line with the NEW vision of the present administration in the State.
“Miss Nyekachi Douglas is a true Rivers daughter who has gone to show the world that Rivers youths are not only beautiful but also talented.The State Government will honour this great Ambassador for bringing the prestigious MBGN crown to Rivers State. It is our hope that the reigning MBGN Queen will follow the footsteps of Agbani Darego who was crowned Miss World in 2001, he stated.
The Governor urged all Rivers youths to shun criminality and showcase the resilience and resourcefulness of the Rivers man in all their endeavours.
It will be recalled that Miss Nyekachi beat 36 other contestants to become the most beautiful girl in Nigeria at the just concluded MBGN contest held at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre in Bayelsa State.