Biana Adaeze Oranu has emerged the winner of the maiden edition of the Miss Arts Nigeria Beauty and Empowerment Reality Show.
The 20-year-old Anambra indigene and model won the heart of judges and the audience with her personality and steadfastness throughout the show.
30 finalists were camped for 14 days in Lagos to embark on a journey of skills acquisition, promotion of the Nigerian cultural diversity, and building unity and cordial inhabitation.
together in groups named after legendary amazons in Nigerian history, Ladi Kwali, Margaret Ekpo, Queen Moremi, Queen Amina, Queen Nana Asma’u, and Flora Nwapa.
Oranu, who represented Anambra, was presented with a brand new car, a year’s salary of N1 million, N200,000 wardrobe allowance, an all-expense-paid trip to some tourist sites in Nigeria courtesy of the sponsor Oshodi Arts Gallery, a plot of land at Lekki corridor courtesy of AKModel Groups, and an all-expense-paid trip to Malaysia courtesy of Erelu Funmi Rotiba.
While the runners-up go home with a cash prize of N750,000 and N250,000 respectively plus a plot of land each at the Lekki corridor courtesy of AKModel Groups, visitation to tourist destinations in Nigeria. Other title holders of the show will be receiving N20,000 each in recognition of their creativity and talents.
The show which is aptly called MANBERS is an empowerment and beauty reality show aimed at empowering the Nigerian girl-child through the beauty of arts and skills acquisition. The reality TV show is a brainchild of Oshodi Arts & Culture Gallery Foundation.