The current Miss Imo, Anita Ukah has been crowned winner of this year’s Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria MBGN organised by Silverbird Television.
The event which held on Friday at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre in Bayelsa witnessed the 23 year old Ukah defeating 36 other beauty pageants to claim the coveted crown.
The beauty queen graduated from Igbinedion university where she once won the title of Miss Igbinedion University, Okada, in 2014.
With her being made winner of MBGN, Ukah is expected to represent Nigeria at the forthcoming Miss World 2018 competition scheduled for December 8 in China.
Also, Miss Lagos, Aramide Oluwatobi Lopez was the First Runner-up and she will contest at the Miss Universe Beauty Pageant while the second Runner-up, Miss Edo Danielle Jatto who also won the Best Traditional Attire award will contest at the Miss Tourism Beauty Pageant.
Other winners include, The third runner-up Miss Sokoto, Valentina Ogbonaya ,Fourth runner-up, Miss Ogun, Tolulope Mary Ayanfalu and Fifth Runner up, Miss Kwara, Damilola Adeshina.
This year’s MBGN is in its 31st edition and was hosted by celebrity author Toke Makinwa and show anchor IK Osakioduwa.
The event takes place annually and is aimed at sending intelligent and beautiful women to represent the country in international competitions and arena.