Upper West Wins Miss Ghana 2017

It was a night of glitz and glamour laden with intelligence as 20 beautiful ladies were selected from 10 regions of Ghana at the just ended Miss Ghana 2017 held at the Banquet Hall of the State House 7th October 2017.

Upper West representative for Miss Ghana 2017 Margaret Mwintuur Dery was on Saturday, October 7 crowned the ultimate winner after a keen contest.

Christened ‘Miss Ghana 60 Years On’, this year’s event was also marked by a charity gala awards night and a runway street fashion in Osu a suburb of Accra, where major stakeholders and supporters of the brand in the 60 years history of the pageant were honoured.

The event was hosted by Nathaniel Attoh together with Selasi Kwawu, Miss Ghana 2001, as well as Eklu Patrick Amendah, a communication and architectural expert from Togo with over 19 years of experience in the field.

Patrons who were present at the State Banquet Hall in Accra were treated to entertaining performances from seasoned musicians such as Nat Brew, Sherifa Gunu and Jazz Saxophonist Steve Bedi.

Second and first runner-ups were won by Ashanti regional representative Marigold Frimpong and Eastern regional representative Priscilla Nana Akua Gameli respectively.

According to the judges, these 20 eloquent ladies were selected based on their intelligence, beauty and other qualities.

Other winners on the night  include: Miss Top Model — Perpetual Acquah (Central Region), Miss Talent — Margaret Dery (Upper West Region), Miss Congeniality — Marigold Frimpong (Ashanti Region), Miss Photogenic and Miss Beauty Skin — Priscilla Gameli (Eastern Region), Miss fitness — Perpetual Acquah, Miss Beach Beauty and Eloquence — Millicent Dzudzor (Western Region), Beauty With a Purpose Competition — Margaret Dery (Upper West) as they took home mouth-watering prices.

Former Tourism Minister Dzifa Gomashie and former Accra Mayor Alfred Oko Vanderpuije were among several dignitaries present on the night to grace the occasion.

Miss Ghana 2017 which was powered by Exclusive Event Ghana Limited, in collaboration with Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture and Ghana60YearsOn Planning Committee.

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