publish date 1970-01-01 03:00:00
A veiled Muslim girl named Shatu Garko was crowned the 44th edition of the Miss Nigeria contest for the first time in the country, as the 18-year-old outperformed 17 other finalists in the contest, becoming the youngest winner as well.
Chatto hails from Kano state in northwestern Nigeria, the historic home of the predominantly Muslim Hausa ethnic group, works as a veiled model and loves to ride horses, and has won a prize of 10 million naira (£18,000) in addition to advertising opportunities and a year’s stay in an apartment. luxury and a car, according to The Guardian.
Chateau is the first Muslim woman to win the first beauty title in the competition, which, since its inception in 1957, has provoked a lot of controversy every time they revive its activities, the most famous of which is when the candidate won Stella Okoye In 1988, she won the title, and the police had to escort her outside the concert hall after violent protests erupted from those who attended the party, because her skin was “so black” that some of them almost took the crown off her head.
The coronation of the chateau
As for Chatou, she did not face any problem, although she defied a lot of frustrations since she posted a picture of her on the Internet, in which she appeared in a traditional Hausa-style dress consisting of a blouse and a head tie and a matching shawl, as worn by the women of Kano state in northwestern Nigeria. She is the most famous of them now.
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