Photos: 26 Year Old Austin Igwilo Wins the 2012 Model of Africa Competition

26 year old graduate of Imo State University, Austin Igwilo has emerged winner of the 2012 edition of Model of Africa competition which took place on Sunday at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The event was tagged The Dream Edition”, and featured Tanzanian menswear designer, Sheira Ngowi, who was also a judge alongside designers, Ohimai Atafo and Frank Oshodi who presented his label’s new collection “The Return of the Gentleman”. Other design labels who wowed the audience include Maxivive (Model of Africa Most Creative Designer 2012), Femy Toys, 1989 By Eragbae, Revamped UK, B-eazy, MoS and Kamsi Tcharles.

The winner, Austin Igwilo is currently preparing to go to Thailand for one of the most prestigious male pageants in the world, Mister International, where he will be competing with participants from 45 other countries, says the organisers.

 

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Austin Igwilo


Izuchukwu Anoliefo


Mthokozisi Sikhosana


Olumide Oworu


Thompson Korakpe


Valentine Okuzulu

Judges


Models Backstage

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