Mabel Nwaneri representing Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State has emerged winner of the 2021 Face of Lagos Mainland Contest.
The new queen walked tall among 15 other leggy damsels to win the crown in a colourful event attended by the Bajulaiye of Lagos, Chief Ayodeji Oyekan, President, Ohanenze Ndigbo, Chief Solomon Ogbonna, Chief Joseph Odobeatu, Chairman, OJEZ Group, Nollywood veteran actors, Tony Akposheri, Sir Chris Akwarandu, Cynthia Agholor, Fred Idehen, Sports aficionado, Effiong Nyong, Vice Chairman, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter, Bukky Fagbuyi and other guests drawn across all walks of life.
The event got to its peak when 6 of the 15 contestants were picked after a talent presentation and creative display by all the contestants. Others that held the audience spellbound were Emanuella Nkasi, 2nd runner up, Esther Ndupu.
In the title category, Blessing Idehen was crowned Miss Entrepreneur, Odion Francis, Miss Intelligence, Edith Jude, Miss Photogenic, Victory Ofuafor, Miss Humanitarian, Omolara Musibau Miss Culture while Taiwo and Kehinde Adisa (twins)as Miss Ebony.
Miss Mabel who will be referred to as Queen of Lagos Mainland revealed after the event that the empowerment of the elderly people in the society would be her priority vis-a-vis promoting the excellent spirit of Lagos during her reign.
In her response, Vice Chairman Actors Guild of Nigeria – Lagos Chapter, Hon. Bukky Fagbuyi congratulated the new queen and urged her to use her reign to develop a pet project and be a role model to youth across the state.
The event took place at the magnificent Railway Guest House, Ebute Metta and Guests were treated to a refreshing time by leading energy drink, power horse. There was also Cedar yoghurt and the world famous wine, Lancers powered by OJEZ entertainment.
The Face of Lagos Mainland Contest (FLMC) is designed to enhance the rich cultural diversity of Lagos state through arts, community and social service, health and entertainment and also to exhibit cultural awareness while showcasing the talents and achievements of the youth segment.