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Yvonne Jegede Confirms What Many People Have Always Suspected About Some Beauty Pageants In Nigeria

   

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Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede, has reacted to a Delta State-based beauty pageant that picked the winner even before the contest ended.

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The actress says while she was assessing the contestants with other judges, making sure they pick who deserved to be queen, she was surprised when the pageant organiser walked up to the judges’ desk at the event and dropped the name of the contestant he wanted to be the winner.

She wrote in details what transpired on her Instagram Page:

”I was called to be the chief judge at the Miss Delta Constituency Beauty Pageant that took place on the 24th June in Delta State and while I sat at the table with my fellow judges accessing the contestants making sure we pick who deserves to be queen, the organizer comes to our table to tell us who should win, who his candidate was. The entire judges went angry including myself, wondering why you called us to waste our time if you already knew who the winner was. To be honest we stood our ground and picked the winner because, the obvious was stated, even the audience wanted the judges pick. Now the organizer IK is mad at me (chief judge) and refuses to buy my return ticket to Lagos and also refuses to pay my hotel bills the next morning. Lol.. Just an experience I thought I share. It is well with this country”

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