Owerri is agog as dignitaries across Nigeria and Africa will converge in Owerri, the State Capital of Imo State during the grand Finale of Face of Arise Africa Beauty Pageant slated to hold in the month of July 2019 at the prestigious Rockview Hotel, Owerri as forms go on sale from February – March.
The Publisher of Arise Africa Magazine, Mr. Ikechukwu Anyanwu, who is also the CEO of Sommies Ltd, Gcfn Consults, affirmed the readiness of the group to deliver a world class event set to redefine beauty pageantry while attracting local and foreign investments into the Imo State tourism sector.
The leadership blogger further explained that, ‘Face of Arise Africa beauty pageant is one that primarily focuses on harnessing the potential of women while also exploring its capacity to lead an army of achievers in addressing some of the challenges bedeviling the Nigerian society through charity and volunteer work.
“The Face of Arise Africa beauty pageant is designed to raise confident, elegant and inspirational women who would use the power of their inner strength and character to provide solutions to some of the challenges facing our country Nigerian”, he said.
He continued, “Face of Arise Africa beauty pageant has long valued community service, and it is our basic requirement that each contestant from anywhere in Nigeria must champion a social issue that is important to her but one that meets the need of humanity”.
“Face of Arise Africa beauty pageant has categories (Miss, Mrs. & Ms.) for every woman, because we believe every woman has a unique voice at any stage of their life. Our pageant is built on the understanding that women are catalyst to national development thus the need to create such a platform whose mandate amongst others is to build confidence, inspire hope, empower through entrepreneurship skills and groom women into agents of social and economic change. The grand winner will go home with a cash reward, cover page on Arise Africa Magazine, Holiday Trip Outside, Represent Nigeria in International competition .
“Our pageant will also impact various skills to the contestants like: Creative skill, interview, fashion, sportswear, & evening gown. There will not be any bikini show or indecent dressing”.
Face of Arise Arise Africa beauty pageant is a glitzy event that focuses on equipping all contestants with life skills but however only selects and presents only the best among the contestants who will emerge as queen for each of the categories transparently setting the pace for excellence within the industry.
“We believe that hosting the competition in Owerri, Imo State, will be a great medium to promote and present Imo State to the rest of Nigeria and Africa. Even as we focus on stimulating and diversifying our economy, tourism and hospitality will certainly be a great alternative, it is expected that cash flow into the state will be improved”.