Ugochi Iheuze has been named the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2017. She won the title during a gala overcoming stiff competition from 35 other contestants representing different region of Nigeria. Ugochi represented Kebbi at MBGN 2017 held on Friday 15th September at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island. She alson won Model of the Year award.
Ugochi will now compete at Miss World 2017 to be held in Singapore and China in November 2017. She succeeded Unoaku Anyadike – 2015 winner. The pageant organised by Silverbird Entertainment did not hold in 2016.
1st runner-up at the contest, Miss Sokoto, Stephanie Agbasi has been awarded the title of Miss Universe Nigeria 2017. Stephanie also won Best Traditional Costume award. She will now represent Nigeria at Miss Universe 2017 contest to be held in the US in November this year.