Bredan Nsikak, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Bredance and Crusader Limited, organisers of ‘Mr and Miss Nigeria International’ (MMNI), and ‘Mr and Miss International Africa’ (MMIA) pageant has tasked Nigeria’s representatives in the contest to bring the crown home.
Nsikak gave the charge in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos.
He described the MMAI as Africa’s biggest pageant and first of its kind slated for Nov. 7 in Lekki, Lagos.
He urged Peter Abah, holder of ‘Mr’ and Denise Idara, ‘Miss’ Nigeria International Pageant’ who would would represent Nigeria to make the nation proud.
He said that it would be a thing of honour for them to win the crown for the nation, to justify the appellation as the ‘Giant of Africa’.
“MMAI is a newly introduced pageant, it is open to contestants from African countries, which Nigeria will be hosting the first edition and we need to prove that we are indeed the giant of Africa.
“Our representatives, knows the task ahead of them and are preparing seriously day and night, to make sure that they perform better than any other contestants from other participating countries”, he said.
Nsikak, described the MMAI as a life transformation event for winners, adding that winners would have openings to contest for ‘Miss international World Supermodel’, ‘Mr Landscape’ and ‘Altitude Men’s Finals’.
He claimed that Kenya Fashion Week and Cape Coast Fashion Week are other events that the winners of the pageant would have opportunities to participate in.
He told NAN that assorted gifts and a prize money of $2, 000 would be up for grabs.
“We have lots of good packages for both winners of the MMAI and MMNI, they will extensively go global, and feature in international Pageant of different categories plus the financial rewards that awaits them.
He noted that both pageants would hold side-by-side on the same day.
“All government COVID-19 order will be observed, which is the reason why invitation will be restricted, while the events will be on social media, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and others,” he added.
Edited By: Nkiru Ifeajuna/Emmanuel Okara