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Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Actor Bob Manuel's daughter Elyon crowned African Queen 2016

The event was the climax of Queens College, Lagos celebration of this year's Day of The African Child on the 16th of June, 2016.

June 16 of every year is declared the Day of The African Child by the United Nations to commemorate the shooting to death of several unarmed students

who were protesting the introduction of Afrikaans, (Dutch language) as a medium of teaching in public schools in South Africa in 1976.

Elyon Chinaza Udokwu, an SSS 2 student who represented the country of Guinea at the pageant , beat all other contestants who represented other African countries, after a keen contest to clinch the ultimate crown to the admiration of both her family and fellow students.

Elyon is the daughter of top Nollywood A-list international award winning actor and Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Anambra State on Creative Media (Movie /Entertainment Industry), Bob-Manuel Udokwu.

An elated Bob-Manuel and wife Casandra expressed delight at the honour their daughter brought to the family and Anambra State.

On her part, Elyon Udokwu said she will continue to uphold the ideal of the event by advocating for children's' rights, welfare and privileges.

1 comment:

  1. Every mother will be proud .Am proud of her, beautiful, elegant and intelligent. Our Kids need a voice


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