25-year-old Letio Christine crowned Miss Ma’di

There was pomp and excitement at Adjumani Mayor’s garden in Adjumani town on Saturday as hundreds of revelers gathered to witness the second successive Miss Ma’di contest. Christine Letio, 25, emerged the new Miss Ma’di 2018 taking the mantle from Brenda Abio.

 

She walked home with a cheque of 1.5m while Ms Bridget Kojoki, the first runner-up and Ms Phiona Opio, the second runner-up received cheques of sh500, 000 and sh300, 000 respectively.

The new Miss Ma’di, a  sales and marketing officer  pledged to campaign against sexual gender based violence in the region by creating awareness among the youth and members of the community.

Ms Dorothy Chandia, the founder of Miss Ma’di foundation said the aim of the event is to promote and celebrate the Madi culture, beauty and women empowerment as well as giving young women a unique opportunity to become beauty queens with strong future goals.

Chandia Dorothy

While presiding over the function, Dr George Bhoka, the Adjumani district health officer (DHO) said all the contestant-showcased beauty in their mind, feelings and character.

He promised to work closely with Letio to advance the fight against sexual gender based violence in Adjumani and West Nile region at large.

The occasion was also graced by Adjumani East Member of Parliament, Mr Mark Dulu, Mr William Anyama, the Moyo district chairperson, Mr John Anyanzo, the Adjumani district vice chairperson, the former miss Uganda 2012, Phiona Bizzu and Miss Tourism Northern Uganda, Gloria Allele who is also the face of virgin gold cooking oil and Ssese habitat resort

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