by crossriverwatch admin
Mr. Divine Dominic and Miss Ajah Enene have been crowned MR. and MISS Akamkpa in a glamorous event held at the Cross River State College of Education, Awi, Akamkpa Local Government Area.
Declaring the event open, the Chairman Akamkpa Local Government Area Barr. Joseph A. Itotup said “I am glad to see the high human traffic to our (Akamkpa) local government this event has attracted. I dare say with pride that the caliber of persons that have graced this occasion, the MR and MISS Akamkpa pageant is bound to become a brand in the state and beyond.
“I did observe that a Local Government Area so awesomely blessed in terms of natural capital, deserve to position and empower the youths to take active part in building a better society and future for our people. I said so because the energy and huge creative deposits in our youths, if positively harnessed and channeled will compliment the abundant natural resources in the Local Government Area” he said.
Speaking to our correspondent, the newly crowned MR. Akamkpa, Divine Dominic said he is going to use his new found popularity to inspire believe and self worth among the youths, children and people of Akamkpa.
On her part, the newly crowned ‘queen’, Ajah Enene who is a student of Pure and Applied Chemistry in the University of Calabar, said she is going to focus and work on her pet project which she calls SAS (Save A Sight), a project that focuses on providing care and assistance for the virtually impaired.
The pageant had in attendance members of the Akamkpa Executive council including the chairman and the Deputy, the Chairman of Ogoja Local Government, The state PDP Chairman and many other dignitaries.
The winners are to get a cash prize of 2 million Naira and a brand new car each.
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