|Hanniel S. K. Jamin|
An 18-year-old undergraduate of the Radford University, Hanniel S. K. Jamin is the female winner for the October edition of the monthly Exopa New Faces contest.
The modeling and fashion contest was held amidst a lot of excitement last Saturday evening at the Exopa Burg.
A number of upcoming musicians took turns on the runway to entertain fashion enthusiasts with their music, with models putting up great performances.
At the end of the night, Hanniel, a Nigerian model, managed to beat the other contestants to emerge winner with her confidence and fierce catwalk in different categories of the contest.
Behind her were 23-year-old Hassey Elinam and a 22-year-old student of IPMC, Mikaeel Maria, who took first and second runners-up positions respectively.
|Emmanuel Macaulay flanked other winners|
It was indeed an evening of excitement as male models also did some great catwalks for the male segment, which was won by 21-year-old Emmanuel Macaulay.
A 22-year-old model, Sadiq Suleiman and Jamal Mohammed took the first and second runners-up positions respectively.
The Exopa New Faces contest is a platform to help wannabe young models to explore their modeling talent. Winner of the contest gets a contract with the company.
Over the months, there had been attractive segments such as summer wear made of contemporary African fabrics by creative young designers, and music from energetic young and talented artistes among others.
Last month’s edition was won by a 24-year-old Sierra Leonean model, Alice Ganda. She beat nine other contestants to emerge winner after different rounds of interesting catwalk and fashion displays as well as talent performances. Her fierce catwalk and confidence surpassed that of her colleague wannabe models.
Behind her were Ghanaian model Rebecca Agbolosoo Mensah, a 24-year-old graduate of the University of Education; and a 19-year-old Sierra Leonean model, Masery Sesay, who took first and second runners-up positions respectively.