Most Gorgeous Girl Nigeria (MGGN) has made its debut with the aim of empowering the girl-child in the country.
Chief Executive Officer of MGGN, Miss Grace Ene, announced the maiden edition of the beauty pageant at a news conference on Monday in Abuja.
According to her, MGGN is a celebration of youth and empowerment, an important way to convey the true meaning of beauty and the empowerment of all women and girl-child.
She said MGGN is aimed at creating a formidable voice for the girl-child and making a meaningful impact for them through pageantry.
She said: “The girl-child deserves more in our community, there has been a terrible conflict that separated families in our country.
“It is time to make sure change and transition for peace to reign, we need to ensure the love and peace reign because all of us have only one thing in common.”
Ene said the pageant would be an opportunity to demonstrate at national level that there was no inter-cultural barrier in spite of not speaking the same language, culture and tradition.
“We all speak the same language of life, respect and integrity through the pageantry,” Ene said.
She said the first edition would hold on October 29, with a unique process targeted at spotting young female stars with talents in a bid to accelerate their progress by providing mentorship.
According to her, there is going to be a star prize of a car and cash prizes for the winner, first and second runner up.
She added that there would be metric for measuring success, adding that the success would be measured in what the finalists made of their lives.
Ene said 37 MGGN finalists would be selected, one from each state in the country and the FCT, adding that they would be in the academy for nine weeks before a winner emerged at the grand finale.