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Entertainment of Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Source: Ebenezer Anangfio

Miss eXcel Plus 2013 launched... Kwame Sefa Kayi confirmed as a judge

XL Productions and GTV, organisers of the Miss eXcel Plus Pageant (MXP 4) has launched this year's edition of the reality show.

The show which is in its 4th season was launched at the plush house donated by K.A. Estates in Accra to project and uphold the beauty and dignity of the full-figured African woman.

Miss eXcel seeks to inculcate the habit of a sustainable healthy living habit in plus size ladies. This is done through a structural weight management program placing emphasis on good nutrition, exercise and rest.

The sixteen (16) well-curved ladies contesting for this year's crown were unveiled at the launch.

They are Enam Sika Tetevi, 19 (Enam), Gifty Hammond, 28 (DD), Ibrahim Humu Hira, 24 (Kuuri), Janicepeal M. Botchway, 23 (Love), Nadia Teiko Amanor 20, (Nadia), Linda Adu Boahene, 26 (Lin), Abigail Apraku, 26 (Abi) and Mayfair Atswei Ashong 24 (Atswei),

The rest are Efya Konadu, 20 (Efya), Belinda Ahenfo (Bell), Dorinda Egyiriba Armstrong-Mensah, 28 (Egyiriba), Princess Stella Dzifa Avorwlanu 24, (Zion), Dolling Nana Dewi Bernice, 22 (Dolling), Godwina Naa Amerley Amaah, 20 (Naa), Agbenyame Rhoda Ohui Akpene, 21 (Rhoda), Precious Abena Mensah, 20 (PM).

Peace FM's 'Kokroko' Morning Show, Kwame Sefa Kayi, popularly known as 'Chairman' was confirmed as a judge for the 13-week show which will be aired on Ghana's Station of the Nation, GTV.

Other judges are News Anchor on GTV, Gifty Anti, Lecturer at the University of Ghana, Terry Ofosu Bright and Mawuli Zogbenu.

According to the organisers, this year's winner/queen will send a positive signal to those that believe that the plus is timid and cannot compete with her size in this contemporary world.

Miss eXcel 2013 is sponsored by LAV Famine Wash, YAAKSON Herbal Center, K.A Estates, Sure Testimony Estates, Blessed Furniture Supply, YAZZ, Juben House of Beauty, Golden Egg Hotel, VITS Instant Noodles, KoKo King, EDEN, MAD DOG Energy Drink, Everything Braid, ENGEN Petroleum, Black pool Multi Media/Diallo Photos. The rest are GROSSA Designs, TF Collections and ASBON Designs.

PROFILES OF THE 16 CONTESTANTS

Enam Sika Tetevi

Graduate of Ola SHS and Joyselyn Dumas is her role model

Aspiration: To be a journalist

Hobbies: Drumming and singing.

Designer: Netseba Garment South Odorkor

Gifty Hammond

Graduate of GIJ

Aspiration: To be a Journalist

Hobbies: Acting and singing

Designer: Justy Fashions Dzorwulu

Ibrahim Humu Hira

Student Of UDS

Hobbies: Acting

Aspiration: Business Woman.

Designer: Adabraka Ware House

Janicepeal M. Botchway

Graduate of Ho Poly

Aspiration: Fashion Designer

Hobbies: Singing

Designer: Uhuru Fashion Sukura

Nadia Teiko Amanor

Student of GIMPA

Aspiration: Information System Manager

Hobbies: DancingaAnd Singing

Role Model: Mother

Designer: Jufedi Fashion behind Cocoa Clinic, Kaneshi

Linda Adu Boahene

Student of Koforidua Poly

Aspiration: She Want To Be A Police Woman

Hobby: Dancing and Marching

Designer: TfF Collections, Bubuashie

Abigail Apraku

Completed Catholic University

Aspiration: Public Health Administrator

Hobbies: Dancing

Designer: Jogra Garment, Santa Maria

Mayfair Atswei Ashong

Student f Methodist

Aspiration: Business Entrepreneur

Role Model: Mother

Designer: Grossa Ventures Darkuman

Efya Konadu

Kumasi Academy

Role Model: Gifty Anti

Aspiration: She wants to be journalist

Hobby: Reading

Designer: Asbon Designs Patasi Kumasi

Belinda Ahenfo

Completed Enum SHS

Aspiration: She Want To Be A Lawyer

Hobbies: Listening To Music

Role Model: Tyra Banks

Designer: Charthiess School Of Fashions Kotobabi Down

Dorinda Egyiriba Armstrong-Mensah

Student Of Knutsford

Aspiration: She wants to be a TV host

Hobbies: Singing and swimming

Role Model: Gifty Anti

Designer: Pafric Designs Christian Village, Achimota

Princess Stella Dzifa Avorwlanu

Education: Student of Gebera Daizy College Of Journalism

Aspiration: Movie Director and Producer

Hobbies: Dancing and Swimming

Role Model: Roselyn Ngisah

Designer: Miss Jay Coutour, Kotobabi

Dolling Nana Dewi Bernice

Education: Student of Ipmc

Aspiration: Database Designer

Role Model: Paulina Oduro

Hobbies: Hanging Out With Friends And Family

Designer: Showers Fashion Home

Godwina Naa Amerley Amaah

Completed Nungua Senior High

Role Model: Nana Oye Lithur

Aspiration: To Be A Journalist

Hobbies: Dancing and Hanging Out With Friends

Designer: Narku’s Fashion Adenta Snit Flat

Agbenyame Rhoda Ohui Akpene

Student of Narh-Bita School of Nursing

Role Model: Eunice Ejeoma Oblogo

Hobby: Swimming and Cooking

Aspiration: Psychologist

Designer: Lyran Collection Bubuashie

Precious Abena Mensah

Completed Adonten SHS

Aspiration: To be a nurse

Hobbies: Dancing

Designer: Vidol Sleek Wear Haatso Taxi

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