Nigeria takes the crown! Collete Nwadike from Nigeria was crowned Exquisite Face of the Universe 2015 in a keenly contested competition on the 9th of December in Sao Tome & Principe.
She makes history as the first ever black queen to take the crown; succeeding Susan Castano from Dominican Republic. She put up a stellar performance to outshine other gorgeous contestants from various countries of the world and also went further by winning the award for “Best Evening Gown”.
Other winners are:
Miss Germany – 1st Runner Up
Miss Angola – 2nd Runner Up
Miss Aruba – 3rd Runner up
Miss Sao Tome & Principe – 4th Runner up
USA, Brazil, Sudan, Nigeria, Germany, Cape Verde, Ghana, Angola, Aruba, Sao Tome & Principe
When asked how she felt, she said: “It’s like a dream come true! I’ve always dreamed of winning an international pageant & here I am, living my dream. I thank God for making this possible. I thank my ever supportive family. Special thanks to my wonderful groomer/national director – Tomi Lydia Salami who left no stone unturned in preparing me for this journey. I also want to appreciate the officials of the Nigerian Embassy to Sao Tome & Principe and the Nigerian Community in Sao Tome. Much love to Rikaoto my fab designer & BiBiyonce – MUA, extraordinaire and to my sponsors, friends & fans, I say a huge Thank You!”
Collete will spend her reign promoting charitable causes, tourism and goodwill around the world with special focus on Africa.