Newly crowned Most Gorgeous Girl Nigeria, MGGN, Queen Ruqayyah Adeboye has pledged her support to do all within her level best to help thousands of girls embrace the beauty of education during her reign.
Speaking at her investiture as the new MGGN in Abuja, 23 year old Queen Ruqayyah said education is a fundamental human right that should be availed to every girl child irrespective of their age and nationality.
“As a muslim, I have a lot of job before me. I have to go all out and preach the importance of education.
Girl education means that you don’t have to offer someone your body before getting anything in return. Education will also help you to communicate better with people. So educating the girl child is the best thing to happen to you.
I am very passionate about Sustainable Development Goal project,. SDGs.” The United Nations want to achieve the goals by 2030. I believe that if any individual especially girls align with this goal, they will achieve a lot because it starts from the grassroots and that is what my project revolves around.”
According to Queen Ruqayyah, who is a graduate of Law from the University of Maiduguri “I go deep among people living in the grassroots to sensitize, educate and empower them to enable them execute SDG project in their locality.
She praised the organizers of the MGGN for finding her worthy of the crown
“the Organizers of the MGGN are wonderful. They do not discriminate. They give young girl the opportunity to go for what they want and to get it and that opportunity was given to me and I grabbed it.
Before MGGN I have been executing some projects and now that MGGN has uplifted my position by giving me all the things I need in pursuing this project.”
“Am going to be doing more. So you all should watch-out for amazing project ranging from SDG 4 to 8 because. Am most passionate for SDG 4 to 8. You will be seeing a lot of my project relating to education, gender based violence, gender equality, cleanliness, decency and economic growth.
The Kwara State born Queen called on women to be proud of themselves in any field of human endeavour. “Ferminity means being strong and being able to compose yourself at the same time and also communicate the way you want to.
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Presenting Mazda Cx – 9 to Queen Ruqayyah Adeboye after her crowning, President Most Gorgeous Girl Nigeria, MGGN, Barrister Paul Edeh, said his organization decided to set up the pageantry contest to freely define what it’s all about and to showcase the culture of Nigeria. “We have a situation where pageantry which in the ordinary cause of things should be put together for young girls, for them to spire to be queens and use that as a platform to be able to project whatever they are doing. These girls always look out for this kind of opportunity to showcase their God given potential.
We have successfully organized pageantry where we have individuals competing and being their real self without necessary exposing their bodies to mankind. That for us was the motivation to do this.”
Barrister Edeh said this year’s edition stood out following the quality of the participants.
The ceremony was attended by the queen’s mother, Anteyi Grace Ene, past winners of MGGN, family members and philanthropists.
Reporting by Ndubueze Chidoka, editing by Daniel Adejo