After weeks of intense auditions, challenges and a fashion show that electrified the streets of Osu, Margaret Myintuur Dery has been crowned as Miss Ghana 2017.
Margaret Myintuur Dery, a student from the University of Developmetb Studies and the Upper West Region delegate snatched the crown from 19 other ladies who were all hopeful of walking home as last night’s winner. She takes over from Afua Asieduwaa Akrofi, the Miss Ghana Ambassador as the Golden Jubilee queen
The nation’s premier beauty pageant took place on Saturday night and the ladies did not dissapoint. After walking the runway in their evening dresses and answering some really tough questions posed by the four judges, five ladies made the final round of which three were crowned winner and 1st and 2nd runner ups.
The event was held at the Banquet Hall of the State House with numerous dignataries present to behold the crowning. Including Miss Ghana alumni and actress, Kafui Danku, who also served on the judging panel last night, Miss World Hungary and the best and the brightest in the field of tourism and pageantry.
Aside the prestigious crown, Ms. Dery will have the honor and glory of representing Ghana in the Miss World Pageant next year and will receive a car, cash prices plus other contracts.
She was also adjudged as Miss Talent and Beauty with a Purpose prizes during the finale with Priscilla Gameli from the Eastern region and Marigold Frimpong from the Ashanti Region taking the 2nd and 3rd places respectively.
Miss Ghana CEO Inna Patty has said time and again that the Miss Ghana brand will ensure they keep the torch of beauty with a purpose burning for centuries to come, when she addressed government and tourism bigwigs at the official Miss Ghana Diamond Jubilee launch back in March, and we’re confident that’s exactly what she and her newly crowned queen,will accomplish.