Miss Ghana 2018 Nana Ama Benson flanked by Laila Issaka and Elizabeth Mary Maclean
Nana Ama Benson, a 23-year-old graduate of University Ghana Nursing School has been crowned Miss Ghana 2018.
Representing Central Region of Ghana, she beat nine other beautiful contestants in the highly competitive event on Saturday evening to win the coveted title of the Miss Ghana 2018 contest, held at the plush Accra Marriot Hotel in an atmosphere of splendour.
She also won the Beauty with a Purpose Award during the evening in addition to two other awards.
She took home the Miss Ghana crown, a Mahindra KUV 100 official car and also has an opportunity to represent Ghana at the Miss World pageant.
She will also be volunteering with Exclusive Events Ghana and Miss Ghana Foundation for a period of one year as well as enjoy a platinum gym membership at the ultra modern Pippa’s Health Centre in Accra.
Nana Ama is entitled to products from Samsung/Electroland and other sponsors aside a monthly allowance of GH¢1000 among other prizes.
24 year old Accounting graduate of Koforidua Technical University, Laila Issaka who represented the Northern Region and 22-year-old graduate of Accra Polytechnic, Elizabeth Mary Maclean who represented the Western Region were the first and second runners up respectively.
They both received Hyundai Grande i10 official cars each and will also be volunteering with the Exclusive Events Ghana and Miss Ghana Foundation for a year among other prizes.
The 2018 Miss Ghana pageant was hosted by Abeiku Santana with support from Josephine Aryitey, who was among Miss Ghana 2013 top ten finalists. It was attended by a number of influential personalities including Akumaa Mama Zimbi, Fred Nuamah, Okyeame Kwame, Ignace of 4syte TV, Obuor, Moesha Boduong, Shatta Michy and a host of others.
There were interesting performances by ace saxophonist, Steve Bedi and new sensation Wendy Shay.
The pageant was sponsored by Svani Group Limited, National Lottery Authority, Superlock Technologies Limited Ghana, Tang Palace Hotel, IPMC Ghana, Accra Marriott Hotel, Heritage Insurance, Electroland, Modaskky, Pippa’s Health Centre, Magnum Force Securities, Allure Centric, Bel Aqua, Aqua Safari Resort Ada, Ceeami, Amazing U, Akosombo Textile Limited. Buck Press, Capitol Cafe & Restaurant, Buka Restaurant, Central Hotel, Bosphorus Restaurant, Jamrock Restaurant, Bush Kanteen, Cookers Delight, Lister Hospital, Brown Glow Make Up Services, ASA Band, BJ Sports Bar, Baatsona Total and Le Chateau Boutique among others.
Its media partners include Citi FM, Daily Guide, Spectator, Daily Graphic and GTV which televised the grand finale live.
The winner, Nana Ama Benson, is expected to make Ghana proud at the Miss World event. She loves to dance and listen to music. Nana’s passion to motivate people to reach their very best got her to be part of the Miss Ghana brand. She believes it is an authentic brand which shapes young ladies into women of substance in the society. Also it provides queens with beneficial life skills.