Miss Beauty Etsanyi Tukura is new Miss Nigeria

Miss Beauty Etsanyi Tukura representing Taraba State has been crowned 2019 Miss Nigeria beauty pageant.

Tukura was announced among the 18 finalists at the grand finale of the 43rd edition of the beauty pageant on Saturday, which held at the Eko Convention Center, Lagos, Nigeria.

Among the judges were Nollywood diva, Rita Dominic, former housemates of the reality show, BBNaija, Ike Onyema, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, and Africa’s leading beauty and makeup entrepreneur, Tara Durotoye.

The occasion was attended by the Lagos state first lady, Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu as well as other high profile dignitaries.

Miss Beauty Etsanyi Tukura at the grand finale of Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant

Tukura will now receive a luxurious apartment and a car as part of the gift for winning the pageant. She took over the crown from Chidimma Aaron, a model from Enugu state, who the beauty pageant in 2018.

Some of the contestants at the grand finale of Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant

Miss Nigeria is an annual beauty pageant show which showcases positive attributes of Nigerian women and awards university scholarships. The winner portrays exemplary qualities and serves as a role model for young women in the country.