By OBAJI AKPET, Calabar
Organized by Felicia Boco, ex-beauty queen of defunct Miss Photogenic through her Spanish Entertainment organisation, Miss Elegant Model has continued live up to its billing having held for two consecutive years now.
This time it held at Etaval Hotel, Calabar during which 19 year old Gift Effi Ekor coveted the much battled crown.
Ekor, who hails from Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River and represented Abuja in the pageant defied 10 other contestants to become the Most Elegant Model Nigeria for the year 2016.
Following her cue was, 18 years old Thelma Ekpenyong Okon from Akpabuyo of Cross River, who came 1st runner up; Anabel Lawrence Asuquo, 20 from Akampka Cross River State came 2nd Runner up with Pamela Orok Edet, 18 of Odukpani came third position to win Face of Spanish Entertainment title.
In an interview with African Travel Times, shortly after her victory, Ekor after expressing her gratitude to God for her victory, the Most Elegant Queen said in addition to the pet projects outlined for her reign including the fight against illiteracy and child abuse, she will dedicate her own personal pet project of battling for venerable women right.
According to her, “I’m going to make sure I work with the organisation’s pet projects to fight against illiteracy and child abuse and also work on my personal pet project, which is fight for venerable women rights.”
Meanwhile, according to Spanish Entertainment, the queen will be awarded an official car, cash prize, a year modeling contract plus free make over, have the opportunity to undergo six months capacity on fashion and design and enjoy a VIP spot at the forthcoming Carnival Calabar.