Troubled by the utter neglect of the Niger Delta people and the restiveness that follows in their continuous bid to agitate for adequate fiscal inclusion, Lymdatex Ventures, Nigeria’s front line event management company is to launch ‘Golden Face of Niger Delta’ [GFND].
Lymdatex Ventures is an event company founded by Lydia Nelson, a seasoned event planner who is known to be one of the major brains behind annual prestigious Face of Independence Nigeria beauty pageant who herself is from Akwa Ibom and Rivers States.
In a statement to the media via Cross River Studios, the company responsible for publicizing the event, Nelson said she had initiated the idea as her own contribution to the propagation to the development of the Niger Delta region.
The pageant expects to draw contestants from across nine states constituting the Niger Delta, namely Cross River, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Abia, Imo, Bayelsa, Delta, Edo and Ondo State.
Massive in its plans, the event plans to hold as Nigeria’s first top rated pageant reality TV show expected to hit the airwaves as major cable networks have already begun bidding for rights to air the event. And bargains are already getting tough.
During a well thought out week camping contestants shall be exposed to a lineup of activities including lectures, hands on skills level capacity building workshop. At the grand finale a queen of standard will be borne.
GFND aims, among other things to crown a queen to champion the message for the propagation of peace and growth in the nine oil rich regions in question.
In addition, Golden Face of Niger Delta plans to provide a platform for the showcase seemingly moribund cultures, fashion and cuisines of this region.