Miss Dzifa Nukulenu, a Level 200 student of the University of Ghana, was last Saturday night crowned the “Face of Asogli 2014.”
The 21-year old Political Science student, who won a car, a year’s working contract with McDon Multimedia, organizers of the beauty pageant, has been made the Educational Ambassador for the Asogli State.
Miss Nukulenu was also adjudged the “Most Talented” at the event, which attracted many dignitaries, including Togbe Afede XIV, Agbogbomefia of Asogli.
Akorfa Agbeko, a student at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and Kafui Foli, self-employed, were first and second runners-up respectively.
The excited Miss Nukulenu told GNA that her focus was to work hard to improve the performance of pupils in the Asogli State and the Volta Region at the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
She said she would organise regular educational engagements with pupils, teachers, and parents to enhance quality teaching and learning in basic schools in the traditional area.
The contest held at Ho polytechnic auditorium saw popular Ghanaian boxers, Braimah Kamoko a.k.a Bukom Banku and Michael Ayittey alias Ayittey Powers, thrilled the audience with their own version of the Queen’s language alongside other rib cracking acts.
Among the judges was veteran actor David Dontoh who is also a judge on TV3’s Ghana’s Most Beautiful show.
The Asogli Traditional Council and McDon Multimedia hosted the event, which is the fourth edition.
Ten contestants took part in the event, which has become one of the highlights of annual yam festival of the chiefs and people of Asogli, Ho, in the Volta Region.
The pageant aims at celebrating womanhood, while encouraging girl-child education in the area.
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