Ambassador Chibuzo Mbaso Patrick, President and Group CEO of Maljenstin Group of services recently pulled people from all walks of life to witness the 6th edition of the Motivational Award and Miss Motivational Nigeria Brain Pageant, 2019, in the conference centre of the prestigious Golden Tulip Hotel, Festac Lagos, by revealing a complete rhapsody of realities.This event since 2014, has revved up critical concern exceptionally in entrepreneurship achievements, creativity, innovation, public service, entertainment and sustainable community development. The motivational award is in a class of its own without bias where nominations and voting by Nigerians is focused on capacity building by rewarding success for continued human growth whether you are rich or poor. One of the recipients said, “He had never met Buzopat before and was like surprised when a letter indicating he had won an already concluded online voting came to him.”
The enigma Buzopat, a tireless mother hen who single-handedly took in eleven trainable and brilliant young girls through a free 3 weeks online training on personal comportment, confidence, passion, beliefs, dream, courage, determination, purpose, anchoring, morals etc, free camping with good food, free camp speakers just for them to be molded to fit in and conquer the challenges of the tasking world.
No doubt this pageant is designed to inspire, encourage and strengthen the intelligence of the young girls and ladies to discover their true purpose and raise them as ambassadors of glamour and grace in their various fields of orientation so as to become indispensable assets to the society.
The teenage and youth world for young girls is an exciting one, but not without challenges. That is why this pageantry is created to give a new look of innovation which goes beyond beauty, cat walk, and bikini exhibition as organised by other beauty pageants. The programme is meant to stand them as beacon of God’s light in generations yet to come. Both awards cuts across the 36 States of Nigeria, by picking the right choices in every category of the winners irrespective of tribe, ethnic and religious beliefs.
According to her during an opening speech, she said, “The values you add to development of humanity is a landmark move that enhances the growth of the youths, underprivileged and the society at large. Also, people who are wealthy should do philanthropic gestures.” In spite of criticisms from friends she had made mark as a role model for initiating the Motivational Award and Miss Motivational Nigeria from the first edition in 2014 to the sixth in 2019. She continued, “Indeed I will not relent in this project.”
The screening was handled by four reputable Judges who are professionals in their various fields.
Creek Vibes Multimedia, the publishers of Creekvibes magazine authoritatively reports other features of the prestigious motivational award which includes other categories such as Personalities, Companies, Health and Entertainment, where eighteen exemplary performances were honoured.
It was a night of comic relief, music and comedy and a lot more, Etim Inwang, who won the most Dynamic Icon of the year said, “I will continue to support the NGO for the recognition of real work in people oriented project”. This year’s event was a richly packed project as a Catholic Reverend Father Simeon Irabor was honoured as a result of his exemplary contributions to humanity. He also said the award should go beyond entrepreneurs but also the ordinary man or woman trading on the streets of Lagos.
Miss Princess Nwagwu who represented Anambra an extraction of Awka South LGA, of Umudioka Village, a seventeen-year-old teenager, who is the 1st daughter of a family of six, an undergraduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka, was crowned the 2019 winner of the keenly contested crown, she came out brilliantly by beating other contestants with smartness, boldness, intelligence and spontaneous response to hard cracking questions by the Judges which include on-line instructor, Mr. Joseph Nwadubu and Ugunwa at the award night.
Delighted Princess said, “I am delighted to be announced the winner of this year’s Miss Motivational Nigeria Brain Pageant, this event that I did not pay for has enhanced and still enhancing me positively in so many arrears during the grooming stages we were taught a lot through on-line instructors and camp speakers; we were well taken care off, we did not lack anything, beauty without brain is nothing, this pageant helps the poor, less privileges, widows and a whole lot of ‘not doing well’ people within the community,” she concluded excitingly.
The first runner-up, Miss Yusuf Oyindamola, who represented Lagos State, a twenty-year-old young lady, from Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, an undergraduate of National Open University of Nigeria, currently studying Political Science, has this to say, “I learnt a lot during the grooming stage, the online instructor took us on different topics, I was also thought how to smile and perfect the act of Cat walking, I am happy about all, when I was told to choose a mentor, I chose Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, she continued.
“This pageant is put together to transform trainable teenagers to have a better understanding of themselves, the community at large and how to achieve great things in life,” Oyindamola who won the Face of Hospitality of the NGO told Creekvibes magazine publisher, while Miss Lordside representing Abuja became the Face of Empowerment, showcasing her beauty and skill to clinch the third position among many others.