Mildred Ehiguese, who represented Adamawa state has emerged as the new Miss Nigeria at the beauty pageant which held last night at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Ehiguese who replaces Chioma Obiadi who represented Anambra state, beat other 35 contestants to the crown, emerging the 41st Miss Nigeria.
The Delta State representative, Rita Chinedu, emerged the first runner-up, while Miss Ogun, Tolulope Ayanfalu Mary, was the second runner-up.
The pageant’s organiser and publisher of The Daily Times of Nigeria, Fidelis Anosike, said the show is been used to define the Nigerian woman.
Miss Nigeria, formed in 1957 with the Motto, “Empowering Women Beyond Beauty’’, is an annual beauty pageant show which showcases positive attributes of Nigerian women and awards university scholarships.