IT was an evening of fun, fashion and entertainment for children, parents and guardians who turned out in their numbers to witness this year’s edition of the annual children pageant and fashion show.
The event, which witnessed dignitaries from all walks of life, saw nine-year-old Victoria Udoka, emerge winner of the 2016 Face of Hope Kids Pageantry, an initiative of Face of Hope Foundation.
Also, six-year-old David Nwoga was crowned as “King of Hope” to represent the males and to work with the new queen in the humanitarian outreaches of the Foundation.
The young Udoka and David were crowned winners amidst other 14 contestants at the event held on Saturday night at the Sheraton Hotels, Abuja.
They will serve as “Ambassador of Hope”, reaching out to undepivileged children during their one-year reign.
Speaking after her win, Victoria Udoka pledged commitment towards making her reign a success in reaching out to vulnerable children in the society.
“I am very excited that I won the crown and I promise not to waste this opportunity given to me by Face of Hope Foundation.
“I will work hard to make sure that children, who have no food to eat or good clothes to wear, are cared for.”
The Face of Hope Foundation, an NGO that empowers and reaches out to the underprivileged children through the provision of educational materials, clothing, food items and medical care has been responsible in championing the cause of the underprivileged of the society.