By: Muhammad Muhammad
MR, MISS Niger and Miss Tourism 2018/2019 had emerged during a fierce contest by the contestants drawn from the three geopolitical zones of the state, the contest which was organized by the Millennium Africa Global Initiative and convened by the National Coordinator Mr Marshal Okoro was held at Idris Legbo Kutigi International Conference Center.
The Contestants who are face of Nupe, Gbagi, Hausa, Fulani, Kampari and Kamuku were keenly and fiercely competed for the crown, the National Coordinator, Mr Marshal Okoro said the 2018 edition is one of the biggest event since inception of the concept.
Mr Okoro stated that Techno is one of the big supporters, he stressed out that a lot of branding and packaging was injected into this year competition in order to set the gold standard for the contestants.
In Attendance, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State, represented by the Director General of Project Monitoring and Documentation of the Governor’s office, Alhaji Lafiya Sani applauded the concept and reiterated the government resolved to key-in in order to boost entertainment industry of the state.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello affirmed his administration commitment towards youth empowerment in entertainment sector and commended the effort of the Millennium Africa Global Initiative.
Part of the highlight of the event are, music presentation by various artist in the state, comedians and cultural troupe, the 2018 edition was supported by Techno, Ministry of Youth Affairs, NSDC, Government House etc.