JUST IN: First Runner Up In 2017 Leboku Pageant Win 2018 Edition

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By Odey Ojeka

Isaac Eteng, a graduate of geology from the University of Calabar and 22 year old Lilian Christopher, a graduate of the school of sciences in the College of Education l, Akamkpa have emerged winners of the 2018 Leboku pageant.

The pageant is the second public event in the line up of activities leading to the main festival which celebrates the harvest of yams in Ugep community of Yakurr local government area.

And, the duo had emerged as first runner ups in the male and female categories respectively in the 2017 edition of the pageant.

Mr. Eteng hails from Aneja Ijom while Miss Lilian who graduated in 2014 with majors in Economics/Social Studies hails from Usaja Ikpakapit all in Ugep.

They were crowned early Wednesday morning at the Ubi Ujong Inah conference center.

Isaac Eteng, a geology graduate from the University of Calabar celebrates as he wins the 2018 Mr. Leboku pageant. He was first runner up in the 2017 edition. 22/8/2018. CrossRiverWatch/Odey Ojeka

They are to be presented with car gifts and will be presented officially at the main festival.

22 year old Miss Lilian Christopher is 2018 Miss Leboku. She was first runner up in the 2017 edition. 22/8/2018. CrossRiverWatch/Odey Ojeka

They are expected to draw up micro projects to promote the rich cultural heritage of Ugep as well as be ambassadors of the Cross River State’s tourism brand.

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