By Odey Ojeka
Eze Okoi Utum and Mary Kokei Onen have emerged as winners of the 2023 Mr. and Miss Leboku respectively.
The 2023 Mr. Leboku studied Business Education at the University of Calabar, he defeated six other contenders to clinch the crown.
Miss Leboku, 2023 is a 200-level student, studying nursing at Cross River State College of Nursing and Midwifery Itigidi.
Mr. Eze Okoi Utum hails from Lekpankom in Ijiman council ward while Miss Mary Kokei Onen is from Ikpakapit council ward, all in Ugep, Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State.
The first runner-up in the male category is Ukum Benjamin Ofem while Ephraim Okoi Arikpo is the second runner-up.
In the female category, the first runner-up is Kokole Gift Williams while Blessing Eteng Effiom is the second runner-up.
Ukum Benjamin Ofem hails from Biko Biko council ward, Ephraim Okoi Arikpo hails from Ikpakapit council ward, Kokole Gift Williams hails from Ijom council ward while Blessing Eteng Effiom hails from Ijiman.