Posted by News Express | 27 December 2016 | 2,662 times
Former Miss Oshimili North, Miss Sandra Nkemakonam Obi, has been crowned as 2016 Umu Anioma Beauty Queen after beating nine other contestants yesterday at Orchids Hotels in Asaba, Delta State.
Miss Obi emerged top after all the contestants were drilled during the Miss Umu Anioma Beauty Pageant, which is part of the events of the 2016 Umu Anioma World Convention, which has as theme, “Discussion on the Determinants of Prosperity”.
The first runner-up was Miss Ndokwa West, Dumebi Vanessa Ufeli, while the second runner-up was Miss Ndoni, Joyce Ifeanyi Iweka.
The ten contestants were scored on traditional outfit, platform competition (catwalk), photogenic, evening gown and interview session.
Speaking shortly after the contest, convener of the Umu Anioma Beauty Pageant, Prince Emmanuel Ohai, said that the winner would go home with N100,000 prize money; first runner-up N50,000 and second runner-up N25,000. He named another major benefit as a one-year signed contract with the winner to promote the Anioma heritage around the globe.
Dignitaries present at the occasion included HRH Obi (Dr.) Martha Dunkwu, Omu of Okpanam/Anioma, Omu of Onicha Ukwu, Omu Theresa Uwadia, and other traditional rulers were present at the occasion.
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