Kasi Usani wins Face Of Niger-Delta Cultural Pageant 2021
Miss Kasi Usani has emerged winner of this year’s Face of Niger-Delta Cultural Pageant contest, carting home a car, an endorsement deal and would be involved in running a project with the World Kindness Initiative Nigeria (WKIN) and signed to FONDCUP Nigeria Limited and NDDC for one year.
The 21-year-old undergraduate of Lagos State Polytechnic, represented Cross River State in the just concluded FONDCUP 2021 competition.
Usani beat eight other outstanding contestants from the other Niger Delta states, to emerge winner of the coveted contest held recently at the Duellaz event Centre, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State.
The event organised by FONDCUP Nigeria Limited, in conjunction with World Kindness Initiative Nigeria, Ethel Women Initiative and LUCHY and Mandy Foundation, is sponsored by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The event, which is the second edition was an opportunity for aspiring models and young maidens within the Niger Delta region, to achieve their dreams as it was not a winner takes it all event.
Edo State’s Miss Faith Iguodala Etinosasere, who emerged as the first runner up, will work with telecommunication companies as the TV show host of FONDCUP project on the culture and tradition of Niger Delta region for a period of one year.
While Miss Grace Ekrakene, from Delta State emerged second runner up with a different portfolio as face of FONDCUP Tourism, amongst others. The duo were named brand ambassadors for the organisation in the year 2021/2022.
Usani’s duties, as the crowned queen of Face of Niger – Delta Cultural Pageant 2021/2022, includes preaching love, kindness, peace and unity amongst the Niger Deltans.
She will show Nigerians and the world that the Niger Deltans are beautiful and hardworking people.
Speaking on the sole objective of the event, Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Elizabeth Efe Era, said, the idea is to empower young women within the Niger Delta region, with interest to be self reliant, foster peace and unity in the region.