Best Model Nigeria winner, Ejiro Joy Akpokiniovo has emerged the winner of the 29th edition of Best Model of the World pageant after winning the Best Model Nigeria 2016 modeling contest.
Held on December 3 in Istanbul, Turkey, with models from over 40 countries participating, the Best Model of the World is one of the world’s biggest modeling contest for male and female models from all over the world. It has produced many international models one of whom is Naomi Campbell.
Akpokiniovo, the Nigeria representative came tops after beating other contestants while Pamela Orizu emerged Best Catwalk Model of The World.
Commenting, mrs said: “Consequently, Nigeria currently has the right to host the world in 2017. We are therefore using this medium to call on the government, cooperate, media organizations and well meaning Nigerians to support this great event because it has the potentials that will help change the perception of Nigeria image and promote our rich cultural heritage.
“Modelslink, owners of the Best Model of The World franchise in Nigeria has used this platform to empower many Nigeria youths in the Modeling / Fashion industry in Nigeria and it has also been a very good medium of promoting Nigeria rich culture and tourism potentials to the outside world. Modelslink in the last six years has used the platform to send Nigerian models to countries like Bulgaria, Turkey, Italy, USA, Egypt, Dubai (UAE) and United Kingdom.