At least seven sponsors have been unveiled by organisers of the first edition of Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 to participate in the pageant.
It was revealed in a statement by the organiser, the Silverbird group, that Crust & Cream, Crust & Cream, a restaurant located in Lagos, Victoria Island, 3699 lounge, Women in Mining, Lagos Gold & Gemstones, Shien TV, Festival Hotel and Dark Blue Energy Drink are all sponsors named to participate in the event.
Known for serving sweet and savoury cuisine for the sophisticated palate, Crust & Cream is also known for bakery, bistro and a ‘coffice’ services to deliver an unforgettably relaxed dining.
As for 3699 lounge, located in Lagos metropolis, it is a relaxation place with delicious dishes while Women in Mining is a non-governmental organisation focused on women’s advancement in the Nigerian mineral, exploration and mining sector.
Women in Mining carries out its programmes through research, capacity building, advocacy and campaigns built on the principles of partnership and a rights-based approach.
Lagos Gold & Gemstones, Shien TV, Festival Hotel and Dark Blue Energy Drink are the other sponsors.
The journey to wear the crown continues with 37 delegates who scaled through the online and physical screening as they begin camping on Thursday.
In the camp, they will be taught all they need to know about the maiden pageantry and to also encourage them to exhibit their entrepreneurial and creative capacities.
Miss Universe Nigeria (MUN) is an annual national pageant held to select a Miss Universe delegate.
The pageant in 2023 marks a revival of the original contest organised by Silverbird Productions, Nigeria’s Miss Universe franchise holder since 1983.
As a new queen emerge, the current MBGN Universe titleholder, Hannah Iribhogbe, will hand over her crown in September 2023, after which the title will be replaced with MUN.