by Akan Ido
Anna Ebiere Banner who represented Bayelsa state has emerged as the 2013 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria.
The beautiful 18-year-old won the keenly contested beauty pageant in a well-attended event in Bayelsa on Saturday.
Stephanie Okwu, 19, representing Imo, emerged the 1st runner-up. She will represent Nigeria in the Miss Universe 2013 competition in Moscow, Russia while 20-year-old Powede Lawrence representing Adamawa, will represent Nigeria in the Miss Tourism 2013 competition.
Banner is expected to represent the country at the world at the Miss World 2013 Finale in Jakarta, Indonesia.
We say congratulations to the new queen.