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Ugochi Ihezue Takes The Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 Crown

Ugochi Ihezue wins Miss Universe Nigeria 2023, and we’re totally here for it!

  • written by Eavesdroppr's
  • 2 min read
  • 11 Sep, 2023
Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 || Bella Naija

Ugochi Mitchel Ihezue, the former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria(MBGN), has just won Miss Universe Nigeria 2023. The Miss Universe winner got the crown in a highly anticipated contest, over 36 other talented contestants that were all vying for the Miss Universe crown. Ugochi Ihezue proudly represented Imo State, and came out on top with the crown.

As the newly crowned Miss Universe Nigeria, Ihezue will represent Nigeria on the global stage at the Miss Universe 2023 competition scheduled to take place in El Salvador in Central America on November 18th, 2023.

This Miss Universe Nigeria competition took place at the Opulent Convention Center of Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos on Sunday, September 10th. During the ceremony, there were other notable wins amongst contestants, Miss Nasarawa got the Miss Photogenic award, Miss Taraba shined in the Best Traditional Costume category and Miss Borno claimed the Miss Amity award.

Miss Universe Nigeria 2023
Not only is she a beauty queen, the Miss Universe Nigeria winner is a talented visual artist and she has a great passion as an advocate for Women’s rights. Part of her advocacy goes towards the need for women to break free from societal constraints in order to embrace limitless possibilities.

The Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 content is over, and we couldn’t have chosen a better winner ourselves. Her message for women empowerment is one that is much needed in today’s day and age. That being said, all the contestants are winners in our books, they have shown resilience, strength, beauty, and great talent in this contest. They have represented all the states in Nigeria with grace and elegance, and have inspired girls and women across the country. In our books, that is a win for everyone. 

The inclusivity in the Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 contest is also worthy of noting,  the Vice President of Silverbird Group, Guy Murray-Bruce, revealed that Miss Universe of Nigeria(MUN) has embraced a fresh format. He welcomed inclusivity regardless of marital status, body type, skin shade, height, and weight. All we can say is, it’s about time contests like these were open to women of all types, shapes, and sizes. 



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