Six gorgeous ladies, who auditioned for available slots in the Northern Belt in this year's Miss Ghana beauty pageant, have qualified for the national finals in Accra.
After engaging in different tasks over a period of three days which required all contestants to pass certain score points, the judging panel upon careful consideration, and in consultation with Contestant Manager Lauretta Aryeetey, gave a verdict that went well with all who auditioned. The panel included Shaida Buari, Miss Ghana 2002, Mimi Areme, Miss Ghana 2009, Shika Obeng, Executive Director of FC Skin and Beauty Clinic, Inna Mariam Patty and a guest judge.
The judges took into consideration factors including but not limited to poise, attitude, facial beauty, elegance, eloquence, intelligence, beauty with a purpose and sense of direction.
The selected contestants included: Georgette Anawode Adeyiga, a 20-year-old Biology student of the University for Development Studies (Wa); Gifty Enyonam Abiti, a 20-year-old Medical student of the University for Development Studies (Wa); Josephine Aryitey, a 19 year-old Senior High School graduate; Biley Sung La Bou, a 22-year-old Management Studies student of the University for Development Studies (Wa); Joana Ahiawordor, a 24-year-old level 400 Political Science student of the University of Ghana and Rufina Boateng.
Rufina and Josephine would represent the Northern Region, with Gifty and Georgette representing the Upper East, while Joan and Billy would represent the Upper West region at the national finals.