Meet Ghana’s new Miss Universe. On Friday 24th May 2013, 18 year old high school graduate/model Hanniel Jamin was crowned Miss Universe Ghana 2013 at a ceremony held at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana.
Judging the 10 finalists on the D-Day were 2011 Miss Universe Leila Lopes, Ghollywood star Yvonne Nelson, Ghanaian radio & TV presenter Benny Blanco, supermodel Veronica Varekova and Brian D. Hogan, Founder of Paradigm Capital Group. After a rigorous screening exercise Hanniel was honoured with the coveted title.
Top photographer Jo Lance was also in attendance.
Apart from taking home the sparkly tiara and bragging rights of Ghana’s new beauty queen, Hanniel, who was born to Ghanaian and Nigerian parents, won a GH¢5,000 wardrobe makeover, a New York Film Academy scholarship, a management and public relations deal and a one year gym membership.
See the Miss Universe Ghana 2013 Finalists
Emerald Ansah and Helen Dake emerged first and second runner-ups respectively.
Photo Credit: Ameyaw Debrah | Miss Universe Ghana