The city of Owerri witnessed the royal arrival of 54 Beauty Queens from different countries of Africa at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport.
The models arrived Owerri to participate in the 5th edition of the Miss University Africa (MUA) Beauty Pageant.
MUA is a non-bikini pageant showcasing the beauty and brains of African Students.
The event is supposed to start on the 15th of November and climax on the 30th of November.
Speaking to DPB, the Chairman House Committee on Tourism, Hon. Ozurigbo Ugonna stated that the state was glad to host such an event insisting that it was going to add some value to the economy of the state.
Continuing, he posited that Imo State had become the beautiful bride for such prestigious events considering that the state had the required facilities to host any international event which made it a true home of hospitality.
Rt Hon. Ozurigbo assured the organisers and models that they were surely going to enjoy the rich culture and peaceful atmosphere of the state.