Friday, 6 December 2013

News Release: Adandigbo Beauty And Cultural Pageant 2013

Adandigbo 2013; Ginikachukwu Linda Ezewuzie 

1st December 2013 would linger in the memory of Igbos  for a long time as this was the day the Adandiigbo organization  marked the ninth season of  the Most Beautiful Igbo Girl Cultural Pageant .  it would have been seen as any other event in Igbo land, but no, this was not the case , different tribes and tongues gathered to listen and watch the language of the Igbo people being displayed in an effort to preserve the Igbo culture .a fusion of ethnic nationalities trying hard to understand the language and way of life of a people

The event was  preceded by one week of intensive lectures on Igbo culture grooming and lectures to 19 contestants for the coveted Igbo queen crown, press conferences and preparations for the event .Akaraka plaques were presented to outstanding Igbos and friends to the Igbos such as  GU Okeke, Her Excellency  Mrs Joyce Afolabi , Mrs  Kema Chikwe , Porico of Wazobia FM and Spaceman of radio Port Harcourt Also Spectacular music acts  such as Rugged prince, cute flames ,Saro wiwa  , Dandy Boy and Duncan Mighty were acknowledged  with Akaraka awards .From the governors category , Mr Peter Obi Was declared the best governor from Igboland  in the year 2013 .

Top on the list of Dignitaries that graced the event were chief Debe Odumegwu  Ojukwu , the Akpunwa of Igboland  , Eze jude Ihenetu , Ezeigbo 1 of Ghana , Ohaneze  leaders in Rivers and Bayelsa .Hon engr Tony uche C Ezekwelu ohaneze youth wing chairman  amongst so many other dignitaries, the Nollywood  crew was led by Bobby ogoloma .

After a tedious battle amongst the 19 maidens Ginikachukwu Linda Ezewuzie beat all other 18 contestants to emerge the Adandiigbo; The Most beautiful Igbo girl. Ginika is a computer science student from the Federal University of Science and Technology (Futo), an indigene of Adazienu in Aniocha LGA of Anambra State. She steps into the shoes of Hrm Ogwueleka Chidalu Adandiigbo 2012  a pharmacy student of Unizik .

The other winners at the event were:
Ada Abia-HRM Peace Nwanosike
Ada Anambra-HRM Aguocha Chichebem
Ada Imo-HRM Adinma Ngozi
Ada Ebonyi-HRM Ifunanya iyiakaImo
Ada Delta-HRM Adaeze Omere
Ada Enugu-HRM Chilemanya  Ugwu

The Adandiigbo cultural pageant is an effort by the Igbo’s to preserve their cultural heritage  ,its in its 9th year and is  sponsored by individual Nigerians that place value on culture and preservation of the Igbo language amongst Igbo maidens  .

Released By

Adandigbo Beauty And Cultural Pageant Publicity Committee 

2 comments:

  1. Chief Amaraegbu more grease to ur elbows thanks for or painstaking efforts and perseverance ......Alloy Emeka. S/Africa

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  2. ADANDIIGBO PRESIDENT ANELE MCROBINSON TELL US WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF THE IGBO GIRL CHILD WHEN YOUR ORGANISATION CANNOT GET THE IGBOS TO FUND GIRL CHILD ACTIVITIES ONLY YORUBAS AND OTHER ETHNIC NATIONALITIES CONTRIBUTE TO ADANDIIGBO

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