Okin Cultural Beauty Contest Holds


Come tomorrow, all roads will lead to the prestigious Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria  Island, Lagos, as the maiden edition of the long awaited Excellence Queen of Lagos  a.k.a. Okin Oge Cultural Beauty Pageant, takes place.

Anchored on the premise of promoting Lagos cultural uniqueness and tourism, the  pageant is aimed at further enhancing the image of Lagos as the centre of excellence  and cultural renaissance and to present the qualities of African beauty and rich  cultural heritage.

Speaking on the pageant, Queen Lott Onu, Managing Director, Queenikky  International, promoters of the pageant, “the event will have cultural dance and  rhythm competition, visits to traditional rulers, orphanages and social centres as  part of activities lined up for the queens.”

She stressed that the emerging Okin Oge of Lagos (Excellence Queen of Lagos) will be  unique in that it will provide a wide range of opportunities for the contestants,  especially the overall winner of the prestigious Okin Oge of Lagos Cultural Beauty  Pageant.

Lott also disclosed that the team behind Okin Oge of Lagos project is prepared to  take beauty pageant in Nigeria, indeed in Africa, to new and exciting level, akin to  the Oscar Award in the United States of America.

She also said that the Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Tourism  and Intergovernmental Affairs, has given its nod to the pageant. Equally too, the  event has got the royal blessing of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, who will crown

the winner of the pageant as a cultural ambassador that will be the new face of  Lagos, carrying out social and humanitarian acts that will benefit the society. She  would also walk home with a cash reward, trip to Ghana and a brand new car.

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