By Ushang Ewa
The winner of the 2016 edition of the Cross River Most Beautiful Girl Pageant Victoria Ana has been suspended, a letter from the organizers sighted by CrossRiverWatch says.
The letter dated September 12, 2016 and signed by former beauty queen, Isabella Ayuk, states that Ana is been suspended for her lackadaisical attitude and for behaving in a manner not suitable for her position which has painted the title Cross River Most Beautiful Girl in negative limelight.
The letter alleged that Ana, among others, keeps; “Late nights with inexcusable excuses without due recourse to her office”, her attitude has painted the office in negative limelight and utter disregard for invitations extended to the office to public functions which has painted the pageant “In negative limelight.”
The organizers directed her to return the crown and sash to the office of the organizers and desist from parading herself as the winner of the pageant or risk being charged with impersonation among other crimes.
Also, the letter added that she can defend the allegations by writing to the organizers within seven days of receipt of the letter either by hand, mail or any other social media platform she used in communicating with the organization before now.
As at press time, CrossRiverWatch could not reach the dethroned Queen for comments.
Also calls from CrossRiverWatch to Isabella Ayuk’s phone rang and she did not pick up to get comments whether a new queen has been crowned or the vacuum remains.
The emergence of Victoria Ana in the pageant had generated controversies as unconfirmed information reaching CrossRiverWatch suggested she cheated on her age which remained same for two years, an action that was deliberately overlooked by the organizers who favored her.
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