All is set for the 2018 Miss Food Basket runway contest. The selection process has been done and this year 14 contestants has made it to the grand finale which date has been fixed for 13th of July 2018.
This year’s event promises to be better and fun for both contestants and the audience. The star price for this year’s event are:
An official car and a cash price of 200k for the first position,a year modeling contract/acting deal with Jess imaginations and consolation prices like sewing machine for other winners.
This year’s edition is tagged “EMPOWERING WOMEN.” To say that entertainment and fashion influence has reached the crevices of even the rural areas in nations is stating the obvious. In order to get young people committed to being part of nation building, they have to get excited about the process. Miss Food Basket is an annual modelling pageant, organized by AnnyDuke Entertainment which is geared towards developing role models from among members of the society to mentor, educate and help promote development among women from the ages of 18 to 28.
The first edition of Miss Food Basket was aimed at teaching the contestants development of their marketing and sales skills and the transfer of these acquired knowledge to young women in their community so that they in turn can learn how to run enterprises, even on meagre incomes, and make wealth. The second edition proposed an Agricultural theme which was aimed at promoting agriculture as a means of livelihood and an economic booster; with great efforts to discourage over dependency on scarce white collar jobs, reducing the prevalence of brain drain from the grass roots, equipping women with the knowledge of cultivation, access to soft loans and boosters (e.g. fertilizers and improved seeds), storage and sales. This third edition is geared towards helping young women develop and acquire skills that can go a long way in empowering them. The contestants and eventual winner shall facilitate girls and young women to acquire skills from ICT, beds making, hair and make-up, catering, beads making, Fashion and design. The aim in the long term is to cultivate the culture of economic independence, signifying womanhood as well as discourage ill opportunities in social ill such as prostitution , stealing, and human tracking.
The contest is for all citizens of Nigeria between the age of 18-28. A contestant must not be a model as they will be camped and groomed on catwalk.
Four contestants among the finalist will be crowned and the positions are : Miss Food Basket 2018(the main winner), Miss Food Basket Heritage(2nd position), Miss Food Basket Tourism(3rd position) and Miss Food Basket Top Model(4th position). Details for the grand finale of the 2018 miss food basket runway contest:
Date: 13th July
Venue: Lush event center makurdi
Time: 3pm red carpet
This event will be happening live in makurdi town, Benue state, Nigeria.