The 8th World Miss University Nigeria 2015 welcomed 20 gorgeous and gifted undergraduates representing their various tertiary institutions to camp on Saturday November 21st 2015, and witnessed them compete intellectually after a long week of hard drilling for the preparation for the finale.After a night of intense debates and presentations on Saturday, November 28th 2015 at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotel & Suites, Anita Asianya emerged as the 8th queen of the pageant.
Miss Anita Asianya is a Final year, Industrial Chemistry student of the Univeraity of Benin, and a presenter for Silverbird Communications Benin. Her good command of English and impressive presentation on exam malpractice as a societal vice could not go unnoticed by the massive audience and brilliant judges. She further broke the history of the pageantry grand prize record, as she is now the 8th United Nations Student Peace Ambassador and went home with a spectacular Academic Scholarship, a cash prize, a laptop, an iPad, , and an all-expense paid upper class trip to Dubai & China.The Judges were ; Harichi Jamal ; Country General Manager Royal Air Maroc, Elvina Baby Ibru- media mogul and philanthropist, Rich Tanksley; Head of Pulse Nigeria and Arinola Adeniyi; CEO of Venivici health club & spa. Others were Theo Ubani; CEO of Toub Associates, Hana Einarsson; CEO of Oriflame and Funmi Ajila Ladipo, the president of the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria.
The pageant was hosted by Ufuoma Ejenobor Mcdermott and Cole Rumors while the guests were treated to special performances by 9ice, Olu Maintain and Spydaman.
The World Miss University Contest aims to harmonize female students of various tertiary institutions in Nigeria while motivating them to cultivate leadership skills towards the attainment of world peace.According to the President of WMUN Temidayo L. Kafaru, ‘The World Miss University Nigeria team will continue to empower the youth and reward positive trends whilst encouraging a fair and unbiased beauty pageantry based on intellect.
The first and second runners-up are Chiamaka Bianca Anunobi, a final year Economics student of the University of Abuja and Jessica Okeke, a 100 Level Psychology Student of the University of Ibadan .
The event was organized by La-Scatter Entertainment and supported by Nelson Jack, Mike Enyinaya, Dicotyledon, Minniemie Chinchin, Onga, TLK Lifestyle, El Model Management, Tobi Banjoko, Ariiya Tickets, Buzz Warehaus and Venivici Spa.