The Ooni of Ife means business when he said he is out to promote the Yoruba culture and heritage.
In his pursuance of cultural rebirth and re-orientation, the Ooni of Ife His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II’s palace organized a cultural beauty pageant tagged Queen Moremi Ajasoro beauty pageant which was held on Saturday, November 26, 2016.
Many had thought the winner of the pageant would have come from Ile Ife but at the end of a keen contest, Animashaun Blessing from Ila Oragun from Osun state won the coveted crown.
This first-ever the first ever regional cultural beauty pageant.
The maiden Queen Moremi Ajasoro, Animashaun is a 500 level dentistry student of University of Ibadan, a daughter of Dr and Dr Mrs Animashaun.
Among the prizes Blessing won is a Toyota Corolla car and an all-expense paid trip to USA to be sponsored by Ayangalu Soungobi Foundation.
See more photos from the pageant below:
Fashion was also on display as costumes of all the contestants were well coutured.