Nigerian model, Precious Okoye has emerged winner of Miss Africa 2022 beauty pageant held in Calabar, Cross River State.
Precious took the crown on Tuesday, ahead of Poelano Mothisi from Lesotho, who emerged as the 1st runner-up, and Tina Haimbala from Namibia, who emerged as the 2nd runner-up.
The event, which was held on December 27, 2022, had more than 20 contestants and many dignitaries from across Africa and beyond.
Precious’s victory at Miss Africa Calabar makes her the first Nigerian to wear the crown.
In her remarks, Precious expressed overwhelming gratitude to everyone, including supporters, her family, fellow contestants, and organizers, for playing a vital role in making her dreams come true.
She said, “I feel overwhelmed being crowned Miss Africa, as this has always been what I wanted for my modeling career." "The platform will enable me to tell my story, empower the youth, and fly my country’s flag with so much pride, and I cannot wait to put in all my best to make you all proud.”
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