Tue. May 28th, 2024

Babatunde Odubanwo

The MBGN returned back in 2021 since it was last held in the year 2019. Nyekachi Douglas, a tall, beautiful Miss Rivers won the Miss World Nigeria the last time the beauty pageant was held.

The 2020 edition was suspended due to the covid-19 restrictive procedures and rules on number of people at a gathering. Not to forget that the venue of the annual event, the Eko Convention Centre, was under close observation of operatives of the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) after it was announced that a sizeable number of guests at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2020 held at the same venue had contacted the dreaded covid-19 virus.

For the first time in its 33 years history, the Most Beautiful Girl Nigeria (MBGN) pageant could not hold in 2020. The organisers seizing the moments ensured that 2021 would make up for the lost year (2020).

And so it was, 36 beautiful ladies from all the states of the Federation were meticulously selected in line with the top-notch global standards to compete for the most coveted beauty pageant crown in the country.

On the night of September 18, 2021, all the beauty Queens from the 36 states of the country were shown to the world on the exotic stage of the prestigious Eko Convention Centre, to the amazement of all.

All 36 states contestant were scaled down to about 5 contestants namely: Miss Anambra, Miss Abia, Miss Bauchi, Miss Bayelsa and Miss Abuja respectively. Announcing the winners for the different five categories, Comedian Bovi and OAP Toke Makinwa (Comperes of the night) announced the fourth runner up and Miss Ecowas as Miss Bauchi; third runner-up and Miss Tourism as Miss Bayelsa; Second runner-up as Miss Abia while Miss Anambra clinched the Miss Nigeria Universe.

The winner of this year’s Miss World Nigeria was given to Miss Oluchi Madubuike, Miss Abuja.

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