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UDS Nyankpala campus usher in fresh students through beauty contest




The Students Representative Council (SRC) of the University for Development Studies (UDS) Nyankpala campus, held a beauty contest Tuesday to welcome new students.

Team Kainos represented by Eldad Kweku Nkrumah Mimshach and Suolo Kanewero Laurecia was crowned as Mr and Miss Amaraba.

The event brought together lots of students from diverse cultural background and faculties to compete for the crown and is  aimed at showcasing the talents of the youth.

‘Amaraba’ a dagbani word meaning welcome is one of the credible and widely patronized beauty contest annually held to welcome fresh students and usher them into the University. It grills and tests the unique qualities in young and ambitious students who want to use their beauty and intelligence to promote and help humanity in diverse ways.

It also gave an opportunity to campus based artistes to showcase their talents to attract the attention of the current Northern stars and the stakeholders who were present at the event for support to achieve their dreams.

The event was organised by the Womens’ Commission with support from Vodafone Ghana, Indomie Ghana, Tamale Cosmetics and Queen Comfort Beauty Parlor as part of the activities ear marked in the SRC week celebration for students to sharpen their talents to meet requirements in the art industry.

The first runner up was the Heads-Up team of Bona-Mensah Doe and Abugrey Sacpegre Birgit while the second runner up was the Ison team of Ababio Sampson and Irene Kafui Nyanyo.
The others were team Blazes represented by Nabila Mohammed Hafiz and Abdul kkadir Khalifa Amina and team Jamid represented by Saana Pugbera Ramid and Abdulai Adjara.
It was very exciting to see students mounting the stage to show their dancing skills, catwalk,singing as well acting talents to compete with one another. The headline artist of the night, a Tamale based musician Fancy Gadam thrilled the students and the invited guests with his latest music.

Speaking to the media Miss Lydia Obrani, the Womens’ Commissioner for SRC/NUGS said, the event was the first ever beauty pageant that has included male participants.
This she said is to recognize the role males play in empowering females.
She added that it was also an initiative to offer the students a platform to positively contribute to the development of the school and the society.

She commended the organizers, sponsors and the students body for their tremendous efforts in ensuring the successful event. Miss Obrani stressed the need to support the youths to develop their hidden talents to create job opportunities that would alleviate poverty. She urged the students to continue to harness their potential to earn a living and desist from white colour jobs that do not exist

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