Here is Miss Nigeria, Shatu Garko

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Eighteen-year-old Shatu Garko was on Friday night crowned the 2021 Miss Nigeria at a beauty pageant held amid glamour and glitz in Lagos.

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The beauty Queen made history as the first Hijab-wearing model to become Miss Nigeria.

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Nicole Ikot emerged as the first runner up and Kasarachi Okoro was the second runner-up in the contest.

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The  new queen  hails from Kano State and was the youngest contestant in the competition this year.

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She loves riding horses and is passionate about proving that religion and culture are not barriers to following one’s dreams and achieving whatever a person sets out to achieve.

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She represented the North West region of Nigeria in the beauty contest.

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The young queen beat 17 others to clinch the crown.


She succeeded Etsanyi Tukura, a native of Taraba State, winner of the 43rd miss Nigeria beauty pageant in 2019.


Garko was awarded the cash prize of N10million, a luxury apartment, a car and ambassadorship.

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Recently she celebrated becoming the first hijab model to land a modelling job in Nigeria.

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