MGBN 2017 winner, Ugochi Ihezue just made history after she became the only model in the history of Nigeria to win the Miss World Top Model competition and this booked her place in the top 40 of Miss World 2017 pageant.
Here’s what Silverbird wrote on IG;
Yasssssssssss…our girl was fasttrack as the miss world top model. Automatically she has advanced to top 40,we are proud of you @mitchelihezue. Congratulations darling. Your top four Nigeria top model Thailand 1st runner up Croatia second runner up PR China third runner up: #missworld#missworld2017 #missnigeria#beautywithapurpose
According to the organization, this is the first time for Nigeria to take the coveted Top Model prize.
The top 30 were completed by the delegates from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Cote d’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Guadeloupe, Guinea, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Kenya, Korea, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal, Panama, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Ukraine and Venezuela.