The Miss Universe competition is over with Miss France taking the title and our Miss Nigeria. Unoaku Anyadike gushed about how grateful she is about the support Nigerians gave her during the competition. She wrote this on her Instagram:
A very BIG THANK YOU to everyone, I mean every single one of you who supported, voted, prayed, stayed up to watch and who showed some love in some form of the other. Sadly I'm not coming home with the crown but I'm soo grateful to God because I've had an amazing experience here in the Philippines which I would always cherish for the rest of my life, I'm a star and I'll keep shining no matter what.
Thank you all soooooooo much..
Thank you to my amazing family, friends and followers.
Thank you @silverbirdmbgn for this life time opportunity
And thank you to @missuniverse for making this happen.
Can't wait to be back home but first we party tonight
BIG CONGRATULATIONS TO MISS FRANCE go forth and shine!! #MissUniverseisover
Iris Mittenaere, a 24-year-old woman from Paris has won the Miss Universe 2017 competition. She is pursuing a degree in dental surgery, beat off 85 hopefuls on Monday following a three-hour show in the Philippine capital.
"I was very surprised I won, I feel blessed," said Mittenaere after winning the 65th edition of the annual competition.