Jenifer Chinonso Asiegbu has emerged Miss Elegant UK 2010 following a keenly contested beauty competition which was held London last weekend.
The beauty contest was initially threatened by Organisers of Miss World contest which alleged trade mark infringement as the competition was almost put off.
A major court injunctions had been threatened after it was alleged that the organisers(of MEW) had infringed on the rights of Miss World.
The contest however was held after certain conditions requested by the world famous Miss World contest organisers were met.
Theodora Ibekwe, the pageant Proprietor was oozing with happiness as she spoke to EMNnews: “This is one of the most trying period for Miss Elegant as the contest faced a last minute ditch. But God intervened and we came on top of a major international legal challenge and assault,and as you can see it has been a very good night; of glamour, entertainment and unlimited networking”
Miss Ibekwe congratulated the winner, Miss Asiegbu, reminding her of the tasks ahead as a representative of world body of elegant women, especially the youths who make up the largest population, and how she would serve as a role model for them in personality enhancement and moral exhumation.
Christina Zemura and Suella Oduka were first and second runners up respectively in a keenly contested competition which drew many important dignitaries from many parts of the world.
Hosts on the night were Pauline Long ( CEO BEFFTA Awards) and Victoria Inyama (a Nollywood actress) added glamour to the night with teases and jokes which brewed from the night’s high level of the competition with fifteen tall and elegantly well endowed beauties.
In her first interview, Miss Elegant 2010 Asiegbu thanked the organisers and promised to live up to the expectations of the organisers adding that she knew that challenges that the position carried as a world representative of charismatic and dignified women.
Judges on the night included Dayo Olomu (Head Judge), Ibukun Jegede (Model and winner of Top Model of Colour 2008), Rosemary Whitter(former beauty queen), Monalisa Okojie, Yetunde Oduwole(City People), Taiwo Odebode (Tiya Magazine) and Henry Ibewkwe.
Outgoing Queen, Feyi Okupe who passed on the crown to her kissed the new winner and promised to assist in term of advice so that Miss Asiegbu’s regime w0uld carry all the trimmings of a dignified modern woman with respect, career oriented and culturally uncompromising, serving as a worthy Ambassador.
Feyi, a post graduate Law student spoke on how her experience had really impacted on her normal life in a very positive way adding that she would always be part of the competition as the lady of history who set the pace.