by crossriverwatch admin
Miss Modey Mary Ayiga, Student of Federal College of Education (FCE), Obudu has emerged winner of Miss. Bakor 2013 Beauty Pageant, beating other seven contestants.
The winner is expected to be a youth ambassador for a period of one year, and helping to propagate good norms and positive cultural influence in the lives of youths in the area.
Presenting her victory mandate, the beauty queen said she would educate young people in rural and urban areas on dangers of pre-marital sex, scourge of HIV/AIDS, importance of mechanized farming among others.
The event which takes place annually during the Bakor new yam festival was held at Igbong in Ogoja LGA and it drew notable personalities from the political and entertainment circles including Nollywood actors and actresses.
Present to witness the event were; Charles Awurum, Francis Odega, Odoh Peace, Sunny Nneji, and Senator Ben Ayade amongst others.
According to the organizer of the pageant, Mr. Mbom Maurice, and Manager Thunderbolt Entertainment, “the event was organized to showcase talents in young girls as future super models and to help propagate the rich culture of the Bakor people.
“This pageant was organized to help young girls discover their talents and to make them roles models to many other young ones in rural areas”. He said.
Maurice appealed to government and corporate organizations to sponsor subsequent events so as to enable his organization sustain the laudable project.
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