It has been confirmed that Isabella Ayuk, the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2012 will not be flying the country’s flag at the Miss World 2012 beauty pageant due to reasons allegedly bordering on age falsification.
Isabella would now represent Nigeria at the Miss Universe beauty pageant which would hold later in the year while MBGN 1st runner-up Damiette Charles-Granville would be representing Nigeria at the Miss World beauty pageant in Mongolia, China, come August this year.
The official statement from Silverbird Group when you continue…
Meanwhile, the organizers of the MBGN beauty pageant, Silverbird Group in a signed statement, have played down reports that Isabella Ayuk was disqualified as the winner of MBGN 2012, stating that the new adjustments were made "in the best interest of the beauty ambassadors, the company and the country at large".
"The management of Silverbird, organisers of the annual Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria and Africa's longest running beauty pageant will be sending MBGN First Runner up, Miss DIAMETTE CHARLES GRANVILLE, to represent the country at the Miss World pageant holding in Mongolia, China in August.
MBGN winner, Miss ISABELLA AGBO AYUK will represent Nigeria at the Miss Universe.
MBGN Second Runner up, Miss IFEOMA UMEOKEKE will be at the Miss Tourism International holding later in the year in China
As we celebrate our 25th anniversary in the world of beauty pageantry, Its our wish not to only raise the bar but replicate the groundbreaking records achieved by Agbani Darego as the first Black Africa's Miss World 2001 as well as some past queens who have achieved remarkable results at some renowned international pageants in the recent past.
While we seek your understanding, we also urge you to pray for their victory at the various global beauty pageants where they will be flying the country's flag".
GUY MURRAY BRUCE
Group Vice President, Silverbird.
Damiete Charles-Granville, Isabella Ayuk, MBGN, Silverbird Group