25-year old video vixen and model Marie Miller has emerged winner of the just concluded Miss Earth Nigeria 2013 beauty pageant.
The pageant which took place this Sunday September 22, 2013 at the Oriental Hotel Lagos was well attended by a celebrities, fashionistas and well-wishers of the contestants.
Marie walked away with a N3 million one year salary and a brand new 2013 Toyota Avensis and she will also be representing Nigeria at the Miss Earth pageant world scheduled to hold later on this year.
The third and second runners-up, Amarachi Uwakwe and Damilola Akinsanya, also won an award for Miss Amity, while the first runner-up, Bibowei Kiri Tessy, won the prize for Best Swim Suit.
Co-hosted by Joseph Benjamin and Tope Adeniru, the event had in attendance some Nollywood actors in the likes of Fred Amata, Ejike Asiegbu and Segun Arinze.
Also present were, the national director for Nigeria to the Miss Earth and president of the actors guild of Nigeria, Ibinabo Fiberesima, president of the Association of Movie Producers, Zik Zulu Okafor, producers, Lancelot Imaseun, Charles Novia, Fidelis Duker, amongst others.
There was performances from Nigeria’s finest entertainers Dâ€™banj and Timi Dakolo, while Julius Agwu and Funny Bone cracked the ribs of guest.
Miller represented Nigeria in the 2011 edition of Miss Model beauty pageant held in Instabul, Turkey.