Miss Ghana 2017 reminded everyone that the Miss Ghana pageant has indeed come a long way. It has over the years, carved an impressive niche which generates awareness on various socio-economic problems. This has been so as the show collaborates with government institutions and corporate firms in sending relief to various deserving communities across the country.
The Miss Ghana 2017 was conducted after weeks of series of rigorous screening at different stages across the 10 regions of the country. Meet the final 20 ladies that contested for the Grand Finale of the Golden Jubilee of the Miss Ghana beauty pageant. Who is the winner? Find out for yourself…
The 20 Finalist Of Miss Ghana 2017
Dery Mwintuur Margaret – Winner
Margaret, daughter of Ambrose Dery, Ghana’s Minister of Interior and MP for Nandom in the Upper West Region is a beautiful young lady whose biggest dream was not only to be crowned Miss Ghana but also, to motivate young girls through her victory. She calls herself a woman of positive influence and actually joined the contest to make use of the platform and positively impact the lives of the less privileged women.
Fortunately, she won the title and was also named Miss Talent, Beauty With Purpose. As a result, she was rewarded with a car and other goodies. She was also given the opportunity to represent Ghana at Miss World 2018.
Eunice Saida Abotsie
Eunice also represented the Upper region. The beauty who is in her twenties is a confident, passion-driven, elegant, eloquent yet calm lady. Her originality and ability to articulate her ambition won the hearts of many. She is still pursuing her education and believes that determination, mixed with hard work will make her successful in life.
Marigold Frimpong is one of the stunners who represented Ashanti Region. She did her national as a Clinical Assistant at Community Clinic in Abossey Okai. Currently, Marigold is rounding up her studies at the Ghana Institute of Journalism where she joined Public Relations Department. Her main ambition is to work with a reputable company and have the opportunity to speak up for people who are vulnerable using her educational skills.
Joyner Abena Adase
Joyner Abena Adase is another Queen that represented Ashanti Region. She is passionate about fashion and children. On that note, she is learning the craft (Fashion and Textile Design) at Accra Technical University. She is also hopeful to do something in future that will improve and help children find a sense of direction because the future lies in their hands.
Abigail Afi Akpene Dazmefe
Abigail Afri represented Volta Region. She shows grace in all she does. Like other contestants, she loves children and would love to do something for them. This is the reason she chose to be a pediatrician or pediatric nurse in future so she can be available to care for them at all times.
Roselyn Senam Tay
Roselyn Senam Tay is a beauty with a purpose. She is from Volta Region. Her goal is to help end Child Trafficking by owning her own Non-government organization that can foster the protection of every child’s future in Ghana.
Magdalene Benua Ayaribire
Magdalene Benua Ayaribire from Upper East Region has versatile talents. She hopes to become a TV host and also dabble in Mentorship and Entrepreneuring. More so, being a motivational speaker and a philanthropist is another venture she would love to be identified with.
Hamida Awentemi Yakubu
Hamida Awentemi Yakubu shares the same locality with Magdalene Benua Ayaribire. She is an alumnus of Radford University College where she studied Marketing. Her primary ambition is to provide quality sex education to teens so as to kick out early and unwanted pregnancies which have hiked in the society.
Adelita Kabuki Ami Tettegah
Adelita Kabuki Ami Tettegah from Greater Accra Region is studying Psychology at the University of Ghana. She hopes that one day, she would become a source of motivation to her community and the underprivileged across the country.
Wilhemina Nettey-Dodd is a student of the University of Cape Coast; with Adelita, she represented the Greater Accra Region. She is studying to become an Economist. Sensitizing people on sanitation and hygiene is her key priority. Wilhemina is also optimistic that she will someday inspire people who are not privileged through her charity works.
Selina Osei Fordjour
Selina Osei Fordjour from Central Region has all it takes to be a beauty Queen. She is intelligent, determined, goal-driven, self-reliant, vocal and more. She is studying accounting at Ghana Technology University.
Perpetual A. Acquah
Perpetual A. Acquah, the second contestant from Central Region is a student of the University of Ghana. She is majoring in Business Administration and aspires to become an international entrepreneur someday. Her motivation comes from lifting others and she desires to impact lives through her life achievements.
Gloria Akua Ankamah Ababio
Gloria Akua Ankamah Ababio is from Brong Ahafo. She finished her university education at Central University. Having studied Communications, Gloria longs to be a lawyer and an international Journalist. The black beauty also wants to be a public relations practitioner. Gloria draws inspiration from Oheneyere Gifty Anti, the Stand-point programme host.
Nora Saamaa Adu-Gyempeh
Nora Saamaa Adu-Gyempeh stood in for Brong Ahafo in the contest. She is close to graduation at the University of Ghana where she is studying Political Science. Nora’s sights are set on being a motivational speaker, a model, and a criminal lawyer. She understands it won’t be easy but wishes to scale through the pressures that could come with it.
Millicent Dzifa Dzudzor
Millicent Dzifa Dzudzorfrom from Western Region is also one of the contestants schoolings at University of Ghana. Just like her fellow contestant Perpetual A. Acquah from the same university, Millicent wants to be a powerful businesswoman, she is studying Bussiness Administration. The beauty-with-brain also hanker after social activism and becoming a renowned Public Procurement Officer.
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Theola Ofei-Budu is the second maiden that represented the Western region. She is a student of the central university who believes that a lot has to be done to facilitate sustainable growth and better living conditions for Ghanaians.
Antoinette Azumah represented the Northen Region in the contest. She is a student of the University for Development Studies. She dreams to combine medicine and Philanthropism.
Susan also stood in for the Northern Region. Susan is a graduate of Bolgatanga Polytechnic. The intelligent beauty queen hopes to change the world with her talents.
Priscilla Gameli represented Eastern Region in the contest. She is a student of Human Resource Administration at Central University where some of the other contestants are equally being educated.
Linda Serwaa Boateng
Linda is also from the Eastern region. The outspoken and intelligent contestant is a student of Central University where she studies Communications.