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MBGN Beauty Queen is really 19

25 August 2014, 15:02

Abuja - Newly crowned Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2014, Ms Iheoma Nnadi, has posted a copy of her Birth Certificate and International passport to dispel the allegation of age falsification against her.

Also read: 19- year-old wins Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria

Nnadi recently shared a picture of her taken when she was seven years old on her Facebook, which generated the controversy that she lied about her real age during the pageant.

Nnadi won Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria on July 18 at age 19.

The South Africa-based beauty queen, who won N3 million cash prize and a saloon car, will represent Nigeria at the Miss World beauty pageant holding in the UK later in the year.

Also read: MBGN winner pledges to fight child trafficking

The pageant, which has so far produced 29 queens, including Nnadi, was founded in 1986 by Ben Murray-Bruce of the Silverbird Group.


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