Business mogul and billionaire, Chief Sonny Odogwu, Ide of Ahaba, has thrown his weight behind the staging of Nigeria’s Orange Beauty Pageant-The Face of Nigeria, accepting to be the Chairman of the pageant’s grand finale, scheduled for September this year.
Odogwu gave his acceptance during a meeting with the officials of the pageant who met with him at his residence in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
As statement signed by Ayoking Ayelade, the pageant director, quoted Chief Odogwu as saying “I have accepted to be the chairman of your grand finale. You have my total support”, he told the officials who were in Asaba in preparation for the South South zone two screening of The Face of Nigeria, fixed for April 30, 2016.
The Billionaire business mogul also granted his approval for the screening exercise to take place in his hotel, Grand Hotel Asaba, and asked the management of the hotel to support the organisers to ensure a successful exercise.
The Face of Nigeria is the World’s first Orange beauty pageant to be so created. While the theme of the 2016 edition of the pageant is “Celebrating the bests of Nigeria”, the charity focus is on the promotion and advancement of the rights of the Nigerian Girl-Child to be educated.
All the prizes to be won are scholarship funds. The star prize is a brand new car with N200, 000 per month scholarship money for one year. The second prize is N150, 000 per month for one year, while the winner of the third prize would be paid N100, 000 monthly for one year. The entry forms are currently on sale nationwide.