18 year old Anna Ebiere Banner has been crowned Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2013. Anna Ebiere Banner who is also Miss Bayelsa State represented her state in the pageant. She was crowned winner on Saturday Night 20 July 2013 during the 26th edition of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) beauty pageant. The event took place in Yenogoa in Bayelsa State.
Having won the MBGN 2013 crown, Miss Ebierre Banner is expected to represent Nigeria at the Miss World pageant in Jakarta, Indonesia later this year. At 18 years of age, she will be one of the youngest winners of the MBGN crown. After the announcement, the winner of MBGN 2012 Isabella Ayuk presented Miss Anna with the crown.
The top 5 finalists along with Anna Ebiere were Miss Imo (Stephanie Okwu) as first runner up; Miss Adamawa (Powede Lawrence) as second runner up; Miss Kaduna(Enoma Agboniko) as third runner up & Miss Abuja (Melissa Devidal) as fourth runner up. The first runner up, Miss Imo (Stephanie Okwu) will be representing Nigeria at the Miss Universe pageant.
Winners in other categories were as follows:
– Miss Photogenic won by Miss Kano
– Miss Amity won by Miss Bayelsa
– Miss Charismatic won by (Miss Kwara)
– Best Traditional Costume won by Miss Bayelsa.
African Celebrities Magazine congratulates Miss Bayelsa and now MBGN 2013 queen Anna Ebiere Banner.