We had the privilege of interviewing the Winner of Face of Pearl City 2016.
(1) Can we meet you?
My name is Queen Effiong,I hail from Uyo Local Govt. Area in Akwa Ibom State. Am from a humble Christian background. Am the first child in the family of two(2).A 400 level student of Performing Art in Akwa Ibom State University. Am Jovial,God fearing and down to earth.
(2)Have you always wanted to be a Beauty Queen?
Yes,it has always being my childhood dream.
(3) How does it feel to be crowned Face of Pearl City 2016?
I Feel great…I Feel privileged,honored and its really an amazing feeling.
(4) Who was your biggest competition?
Emmanuella Ethothi (Tourism).She really put on a good fight.
(5) Is this the first beauty contest, you have participated in?
(6) Who is your Role Model and why?
Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio…(Why he is my role model)..He is a kind of leader I admire so much,he was a pragmatic leader he had this swag and charm about him that made him succeed.
(7)Since you have become the winner of Face of Pearl City 2016, what will be your long and short term goal?
My short term goal is promoting Education in public schools(providing writing materials and encouraging the children to go to school). Long term goal is promoting children’s participation in dramatic enactment which will increase their intelligence Quotence (Like organising debate competition)
(iii)interactive session with the children
(8)What were some of the challenges you faced during the contest?
The major challenge I faced was getting people to like my picture in the short period coupled with messy network from the network providers during that week and the NLC strike which made most of my friends and acquaintances out of sight. it was not really easy but I thank God at the end I emerged the winner.
(9) What can you say about the organizers of Face of Pearl City and its Agency?
The organizers were very brave,wonderful and amazing people. At the critical moment they took a decision which went far in serving the integrity and the image of the company. It’s a pleasure to work with them.
(10) What is the best advice you can give to an aspiring Beauty Queen?
I will encourage any aspiring Beauty Queen to work hard,pray, be courageous, have self confident as there is no short cut to success in life.