Monday, 23 December 2013

Photos: Glitz And Glamour As Face Of Democracy Nigeria Crowns Maiden Queen

 History was recently made as Nigeria's most prized pageant- Face of Democracy Nigeria finally staged its maiden edition. It was indeed a sight to behold as the venue was filled to capacity.
Delta state representative became the "FDN Queen" as she wins the Face Of Democracy Nigeria 2013 title during the pageant's coronation and award night on 7th of December in the nation's capital city, Abuja, Nigeria.

The 20-year-old Delta state born model turned beauty queen, overtook 27 other state representatives from all over the country, earning the 1st ever Face Of Democracy Nigeria title In the nation's history.
Sopuruchi Onwuka, the Niger contestant who emerged first runner- Face Of Democracy Nigeria AMBASSADOR was one of the favourite, as she also won the Popular vote Contestant award through her overwhelming online votes and excelled in the major pre-pageant challenge in camp, where she was among the selected finalists.

 In the question and answer section where the candidates were given 30 seconds to tell the judges why they deserve the crown, Kevwe, Delta state university undergraduate of expressed her belief in a "core value of humanity" which guides people's actions. She hopes to use this to show others how they may contribute to society.
One of the high points of the event was the presentation of Face Of Democracy award to distinguished personalities .
The new Beauty Queen has an all expense trip to Paris, $10,000 and a brand new Matrix car which was presented
Here are the winners:
Ikpuri Marisa Kevwe (FDN Delta)
Sopuruchi Onwuka (FDN Niger)
Onwuzuligbo Nneka Miriam-Barbra (FDN Cross River)
FDN Southern Nigeria
Queen_Mercy Okon Atang {FDN Benue}
FDN Northern Nigeria
Zahra fatima Abba Hassan {FDN Adamawa}
It was indeed a massive outing with headline celebrities, notable beauty queens, top government officials, different embassy high commissioners, super models and Abuja's residents. Several security details were deployed across the venue to provide security for the pageant with regards to the state of the nation
Before the leggy beauty ambassadors took to the stage for the grand finals, the audience were treated to a unity dance by the contestants. As the event progressed several other displays were done by selected artists and comedians as well as award presentation to distinguished personalities like Dr Mrs Merit Obua wife of the CSO to the president, Amb. Larry Alison special Aide to the President, Comr Jude Imagwe SA to the President and others,In the days leading up to the final, the contestants had courtesy visits and also took part in a series of "challenge" events in camp for which they were awarded points.
The contestants awards are as followings:
FDN Amity: Wendy Osarugue {FDN EDO}
FDN Miss photogenic: Josphine {FDN Abuja}
FDN Best Dinner Gown: Jennifer {FDN Bayalsa}
FDN Best traditional: {FDN Cross River}
FDN Best In Public Speaking: Rosemary {FDN Lagos}
FDN Best Behaved: Melvis {FDN Katsina }
FDN Most Intelligent: Linda {FDN IMO}
FDN Top Model : Joy {FDN Anambra}

The very colourful event ended with the presentation of the brand new car to the queen at the event venue. It is worthy to mention that the dashing appearance of the Face Of Democracy Nigeria crew in a very arresting outfits was courtesy of FAJAG Fashion, the organiser of the event.

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