Ekua Mends Bannerman from the Central Region has won the 2019 edition of Ghana’s Most Beautiful after 13 weeks of competition fused with entertainment and education.
She won over Enam [Volta Region representative], Serwaa from the Ashanti Region, Western North representative, Saah and Ayisha who represented the Upper East Region.
Ekua becomes the second person from the Central region to win the GMB crown. Ama first won the crown in 2007.
Ekua gets a brand new car, a cash prize of 10,000 cedis, a round trip to Dubai courtesy Camel Antiseptic’s ‘Buy and Fly and one year supply of GTP fabric among other souvenirs from sponsors.
Volta region’s Enam, born Anita Mawuena Bossoh, who gave Ekua a good run, came second, walked away with a cash prize of 8,000 cedis, a round trip to Dubai and six-months supply of GTP fabric.
Serwaa from the Ashanti Region, who was evicted but got a second chance to prove her mettle, eventually took third place. She receives a cash prize of 6,000 cedis, a trip to Dubai and a three-month supply of GTP fabric.
Western North representative, Saah, placed fourth and walks home with 4,000 cedis cash and a month supply of GTP fabric.
The fifth spot went to Ayisha who represented the Upper East Region in the competition. She also won the Best Model [golden shoe award] for the night and received a cash prize of 2,000 cedis plus a month supply of GTP fabric.
The final night saw great performances from the legendary Ga band, Wulomei, and ‘zanku’ hitmakers Dope Nation as well as Adina.
The event was attended by some past queens and contestants of Ghana’s Most Beautiful pageant.