Most of us were up last night in anticipation of knowing the next MBGN especially after the cancellation of the pageant last year. This year is the 30 year anniversary of MBGN and it was sure a big one. We were promised glitz and glamour – we sure got that.
Some of Nigeria’s biggest names were in attendance like the beautiful Florence Ita Giwa, Anna Banner and so on. The judges this year were Stephanie Linus, Ogechukwu Ochuba, Biola Alabi, Richard Balogun, Olufunso Amosun, Lanre Tejuoso and Gozie Azwke. This year’s host IK Osakioduwa and Victoria Pepple kept the audience entertained through out the night and also bringing a few laughs to the show.
Ihezue Ugochi Mitchel, Miss Kebbi, has been crowned the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2017. Beating out 35 other contestants as Miss Delta previously dropped out. Miss Bayelsa came in as fourth runner-up, third runner-up was Miss Oyo, while the second runner-up was Miss Plateau.
There were other awards won by contestants which were:
- Most photogenic award given to Miss Anambra.
- Miss Yobe won the Amity award.
- Best traditional costume went to Miss Sokoto.
- Model of the year went to Miss Kebbi.
- Best evening wear award went to Miss Bayelsa.
Here are a few pictures incase you missed out on the event