Fair and beautiful Nancy Olive -Aisaghonhi, has been unveiled as the Calabar Carnival Queen 2013/2014.
The stately beauty queen was on Sunday 13th April, officially unveiled to the public and development partners at a high-profile, glitzy event as the Face of Mothers Against Child Abandonment (MACA).
Speaking at the event held at the Sheraton hotel Abuja, the beauty queen urged that more individuals, groups and members of the private sector collaborate with organisations like MACA to prevent the sad occurrence of abandoned babies as well as reduce the number of street children.
She however said that there was hope for street children as organisations such as MACA have taken up the fight to significantly reduce child abandonment and the growing menace of street children.
Olive -Aisaghonhi expressed joy that she and past Calabar Carnival Queens have taken the message of avoiding high risk behaviour that exposes youths to unwanted pregnancies and STIs to over 50 thousand students.
Founder of MACA and First Lady of Cross Rivers State, Mrs. Imoke described the beauty queen as the right spokesperson for her foundation as the younger generation can easily relate with her.
Tagging her as role model worthy of emulation, Imoke asked her friends in the public and private sector to support the Calabar Carnival Queen in her drive to prevent youngsters from taking bad decisions that lead to cases child abandonment and unsafe abortions.
Dignitaries at the event include members of the diplomatic corps, the immediate past First Lady of Anambra state, Margaret Obi and the Minister of Culture and Tourism, Edem Duke amongst many others.