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Aquafina Doles Out $10,000 to Winners of Elite Model Look Nigeria 2015



Not one to go back on a promise made, Aquafina brand rewarded the winners of the Aquafina Elite Model Look Nigeria 2015, Funmilayo Akinjuola and Damilola Okunola, with cheques of $5,000 each.

17 year old Funmilayo and 19 year old Damiliola Okunola were selected out of the 20 finalists after parading the runway 5 times in eye-catching outfits from top African designers.

MD, 7UP Bottling Company, Sunil Sahwney, The Winners, Funmilola Akinsola, Damilola Okunola, and Head of Marketing, 7up Bottling Company, Norden Thurston
This is the third year of this relationship and Aquafina is happy to be part of this platform that celebrates inner beauty because real beauty is pure and comes from within“. Head of Marketing, 7Up Bottling Company Plc, Norden Thurston said, when announcing the male winner.

Damilola and Funmilayo are not the first to benefit from the Aquafina Elite Model Look in Nigeria. Victor Ndigwe and Mayowa Nicholas, winners of the 2014 edition, and Nneoma Anosike (2013), who have worked with notable designers such as Hermes, Balmain, Kenzo, Calvin Klein and so on.

According to the MD, 7Up Bottling Co. Plc, Sunil Sahwney, while announcing the female male winner, Aquafina’s association with Elite Model Int’l is “marriage made in premium heaven, as Elite models are the best of the best in the world, and Aquafina water is a global premium water brand. We truly believe in the youth of Nigeria and we hope that by associating with us, the Nigerian youth will be able to achieve their dreams“.

MD, 7UP Bottling Company, Sunil Sahwney, Winner of Aquafina Elite Model Male,Damilola Okunola, and Head of Marketing, 7up Bottling Company, Norden Thurston. aquafina
The winners have also earned a chance to compete in the Elite Model International competition in China, from where the sky is their limit.

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  1. foot fetishist

    September 18, 2015 at 3:18 pm

    The female winner looks frail…Wonder how thats appealing. Grab a burger and some fries babes

    • frank teacher

      September 18, 2015 at 7:07 pm

      no nah
      that’s not the definition of frail,
      another word pls, anybody…, i mean, i see BONES!!!
      anyway, those bones won, Congats

  2. Nina O

    September 18, 2015 at 10:18 pm

    Biko, who deemed it appropriate to write their names in biro? Lol those cheques are an eyesore (Bar the $5k of course!)

    Anyway, well done winners! 🙂

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