A Renowned Nollywood celebrity Mr. Steve Ebo, Popularly known as Ajebo, was yesterday appointed the Artistic Director for this year’s Akaraka Lectures and Awards for the 9th Most Beautiful Igbo Girl Cultural Pageant Scheduled to hold in November,2013.
The Adandiigbo Cultural pageant is a Non Swimsuit cultural Pageant that changed the face of pageantry in Nigeria in 2005 when Ndidiamaka Nwakwu, now Mrs Ndidiamaka Mbonu, beat other contestants to emerge the Most Beautiful Igbo Girl also known as the Adandiigbo. The current title holder, Ogwueleka Chidalu, a pharmacy Student at the Agulu Campus of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University would be expected to handover to a new queen come November ,2013 . The registration for this year’s Pageant is on www.Adandiigbo.com
This prestigious cultural pageant sparked off a chain of success stories and carved a niche in a new, previously unexplored Ethnic and cultural pageantry trend .The Pageant for the first time in the country rotated its coverage amongst the South South and South East States in its search for the Most beautiful, brainy and culturally aware girl child within the Igbo nation . The Pageant only took leave to visit Lagos and hold its 3rd edition at the prestigious Balmorals Event Place in Ikeja in 2007.
The Pageant Organizers have over the last eight years ensured quality and accountability as they have repeatedly employed the best Hands in the industry to maintain the model of a New and popular trend in Pageantry .Culture and Language has in recent years been encouraged amongst the Igbo youths as the dangerous trend of youth not understanding their language and culture has been a source of concern to United Nations
The Akaraka Lectures and awards has always been a unique aspect of the Ada Ndi Igbo Pageant and all recipients over the years have moved on to become Nationally acclaimed individuals .This year the focus has expanded to include the larger society and the Girls from Igbo land would be expected to vote according to their consciences on whom they have known to excel in the categories open for the Event.
Mr Steve Ebo, a onetime AGN Vice President stated that he was set to ensure a transparent exercise, .He called on great and enterprising Nigerians to vote according to their consciences. as the voting lines would soon be made public . He also thanked the Sponsors of the Event for the past eight years and called on New Sponsors to support them and ensure a Splendid event that would see a renewed desire to excel .In his words, Lets expect the best and biggest Akaraka Lectures and Awards ever.
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