Miss Imoh Ekukinam, a final year student of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has emerged winner of the Akwa Ibom An­niversary Queen Pageant which was held on Saturday, September 26, at De Dome Events Center, Uyo, Akwa Ibom.

In a contest which could simply be de­scribed as keen, Imoh beat 24 other contes­tants to clinch the crown. Aside the star prize of N.3m, Imoh also got a brand new car and a one year modelling contract. Commenting, Imoh said: “I am super excited and thankful to the Akwa Ibom State Anniversary pageant officials for making me their Queen, I won’t disappoint them.”

According to the new Queen, her pet project would be geared towards assist­ing young people develop their passion and career paths. The event was put together by Imaobong Udoh (Angel) of Akwa Ibom State Broadcasting Cooperation with the support of Samsung, AAF and Amity Hotel.