Society and Culture

Calabar Carnival Queen unveiled in Abuja

carnivalFair 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.

Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi
Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi
Anthony-Claret is a software Engineer, entrepreneur and the founder of Codewit INC and CEO of Portia Web Solutions. Mr. Claret publishes and manages the content on Codewit Word News website and associated websites. He's a writer, IT Expert, great administrator, technology enthusiast, social media lover and all around digital guy.

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