Twenty-four-year-old Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, late on Friday in Manila in the Philippines emerged one of the top five talents at the just concluded Mr World pageant.
A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria, who monitored the contest also reports that Jack Heslewood of England emerged the new Mr World 2019. Heslewood defeated 71 other candidates during the grand finale to become the 10th Mr World.
Also, Enwerem, a model and fashion designer, who won the talent award of being the best in graceful contemporary dance, told newsmen from the Philippines that he was grateful to Nigerians and his sponsors.
Although Mr Nigeria did not make the list of the first five topmost contestants, Fezile Mkhize, from South Africa did. Mkhize emerged the first runner up and won the Mr World Africa title.