By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos
Amongst Eighteen female contestants, Chidinma Leilani Aaron has emerged the winner of the renowned Miss Nigeria pageant.
The grand finale of the pageant was held on Sunday, 25th November at the Eko hotel and suites, Lagos.
The grand finale commenced with Eighteen contestants which was later pruned to 12 finalist (Ntan Nton, Egede Lagele, Thomas Mseve, Ameh Munirah, Otunba Ifunaya, and Shitta Remilekun)
Five contestants were chosen from the 12, from which Ameh emerged the second runner-up while Dunu emerged the first runner-up.
According to the judges, Aaron, the 42nd Miss Nigeria, will take home N3 million, a luxury apartment and an automobile.
She was decorated by the 41th Miss Nigeria, Mildred Ehiguese who won the 2017 edition.
All contestants responded intelligently to the questions asked by the audience and judges. The judges attested that the contestants were all ‘beauty and brains’
In pursuant to prevent financial restraints and to make the pageant all-inclusive on the part of young ladies, the organisers of the pageant added no registration fee on the 2018 Miss Nigeria pageant.