By Otobong Clement
The winner of the 2018 edition of the Obudu Face of Culture pageant, Miss. Akpanke Elizabeth has said that her tenure will bring blessings to Obudu local government area and Cross River State in general.
Miss Elizabeth, a 200 level student of the Nassarawa State University, Lafia pipped three other contestants to the crown at a ceremony in Obudu.
She said her tenure “will be a blessing on Obudu and Cross River State.”
She congratulated the organisers, Mountain Cinema Nigeria for what she described as the “outstanding treatment” giving to her during their camping.
“From the morning devotion before all the activities of the day, all the negative rumors I use hear about Mountain Cinema is untrue and my participation in this ninth edition (of the pageant) really helped me to know the truth,” she said.
Her predecessor, Miss Mary Ugan had during the event, charged her to live above board and commended the organisers for their “unflinching support.”
The Chief Executive Officer of Mountain Cinema, Mr. Francis Akpeke told CrossRiverWatch that he was grateful to all who made the event a success and pledged that the next edition will be better.
Several acts including Challez D Boss, Young Bone, Ijay, Teddy Banty the drummer boy amongst others thrilled the audience with musical performances while comedian, MC George had attendees belly aching due to excessive laughter.
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