The organisers of the Most Beautiful Girl in Obafemi Awolowo University (Ile Ife, Osun State), Forerunners Creativity and Innovation, have opened calls for contestants who wish to partake in the 2023/2024 edition of the pageantry tagged, ‘Trailblazer Edition’.
Making this announcement at a press conference held on the OAU campus, one of the organisers, Ayomitide Ilori, stated that the event would not only focus on the outward appearance of the contestants, but would also test the depth of their character, intelligence and leadership qualities.
She noted that the event was another opportunity to celebrate the strength of women, adding that all departments in the institution would be represented.
“The theme for the Trailblazer Edition is, ‘Bold, Intellectual and Beautiful’. This edition has been designed to be all-inclusive, and we have decided that all departments must be well represented and to achieve this.
“As we anticipate the grand showcase of beauty, talent and intellect, it is important to recognise the true essence of this pageantry. Beyond the glitz and glamour, it is an opportunity to celebrate the empowerment and strength of women from all walks of life.
“Our mission is rooted in promoting inclusivity and diversity. We firmly believe that beauty is not confined to any specific mould or standard. It is a reflection of individuality, inner radiance, and the ability to make a positive impact on the world around us.”
Ilori added that the winner of the pageant would go ho me with a cash prize of N300,000, in addition to a plot of land and other prizes; while the first runner-up will get N200,000, a half plot of land, ambassadorial deals and a ‘mystery box’; and the second runner-up will be rewarded with a N100,000 cash prize.
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