Criticism trails crowning of Igbo lady as face of Idoma 2021


Criticisms have trailed the crowning of Igbo lady, originally from Abia State as the Face of Idoma 2021.

The Igbo lady identified as Onumaegbu Chidimma Ruth won the Face of Idoma International 2021 Crown contest which held on December 26th.

Chidinma (Miss Sapphire) defeated 17 other girls to win the crown at the grand finale of the Idoma International Carnival held in Otukpo on Sunday 26th December 2021.

However, the outcome of the beauty contest was greeted with mix feeling and harsh criticisms.

while some persons considered it as the step on the right direction by promoting justice and relegating ethnocentrism, other said it was a slap on the face of Idoma ladies.

The organisers of the event, however, said the contest was open to all Nigerians that love Idoma culture.

They also said that though her roots were in Abia State, Chidimma was born and brought up in Otukpo, Idoma land.