Actress and movie producer, Lola Alao, who is also the brand ambassador of best Model Nigeria, has disclosed that in 2016, Best Model Africa will berth in Nigeria.
“As I speak to you, plans have reached advanced stages for the successful hosting of Best Model Africa in Nigeria next year. I am so passionate about the youths and that is the reason I am putting in so much effort to take the Best Model brand to the next level. The idea is to empower youths. I will be leveraging on my brand to make sure this dream comes true,” Lola said while addressing guests before the winners were announced
One of the platforms giving Best Model Nigeria a boost is the Italian Consulate in Nigeria. Commenting on why the Consulate continues to support the platform, the Consular General of the Italian Consulate, Andrea Pompermaier said: “Where there is beauty, fashion and art, there you will find Italy. Milan is one of the most important centres for fashion in the world, so it is a pleasure to be here today. We’re working together to strengthen the relationship between the Nigerian fashion industry and Milan.”
Commenting, Augustina Okitiakpe, the CEO of Modelslink International, organisers of the contest disclosed that Best Model Nigeria is designed to promote Nigerian youths both male and female.
Chukwuebuka Mesironye and Tarere Obiagbo emerged Best Model Nigeria 2015, after a keen contest which involved over 30 models.