… 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 19 (Enam)
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 (0246913642)
Gifty Hammond 28 (DD)
Graduate Of GIJ
Aspiration: To be a Journalist
Hobbies: Acting and singing
Designer: Justy Fashions Dzorwulu, 0204826679.
Ibrahim Humu Hira 24 (Kuuri)
Student Of UDS
Aspiration: Business Woman.
Designer: Adabraka Ware House, 0248078283
Janicepeal M. Botchway 23 (Love)
Graduate Of Ho Poly
Aspiration: Fashion Designer
Designer: Uhuru Fashion Sukura, 0243303005
Nadia Teiko Amanor 20 (Nadia)
Student Of GIMPA
Aspiration: Information System Manager
Hobbies: Dancing And Singing
Role Model: Mother
Designer: Jufedi Fashion Behind Cocoa Clinic, Kaneshi ( 0233256736)
Linda Adu Boahene 26 (Lin)
Student Of Koforidua Poly
Aspiration: She Want To Be A Police Woman
Hobby: Dancing And Marching
Designer: TF Collections, Bubuashie (0244436976)
Abigail Apraku 26 (Abi)
Completed Catholic University
Aspiration: Public Health Administrator
Designer: Jogra Garment, Santa Maria (024479785)
Mayfair Atswei Ashong 24 (Atswei)
Student Of Methodist University
Aspiration: Business Entrepreneur
Role Model: Mother
Designer: Grossa Ventures Darkuman 0244250420
Efya Konadu 20 (Efya)
Role Model: Gifty Anti
Aspiration: She want to be journalist
Designer: Asbon Designs Patasi Kumasi 0268353006
Belinda Ahenfo (Bell)
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 (0276339941)
Dorinda Egyiriba Armstrong-Mensah 28 (Egyiriba)
Student Of Knutsford
Aspiration: She want to be a TV host
Hobbies: Singing and swimming
Role Model: Gifty Anti
Designer: Pafric Designs Christian Village, Achimot ( 0246756718)
Princess Stella Dzifa Avorwlanu 24 (Zion)
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(0243441856)
Dolling Nana Dewi Bernice 22 (Dolling)
Education: Student Of Ipmc
Aspiration: Database Designer
Rolemodel: Paulina Oduro
Hobbies: Hanging Out With Friends And Family
Designer: Showers Fashion Home, 0243137378
Godwina Naa Amerley Amaah 20 (Naa)
Completed Nungua Senior High
Role Model: Nana Oye Lithur
Aspiraton: To Be A Journalist
Hobbies: Dancing And Hanging Out With Friends
Designer: Narku’s Fashion Adenta Snit Flat (0244832993)
Agbenyame Rhoda Ohui Akpene 21 (Rhoda)
Student Of Narh-Bita School Of Nursing
Role Model: Eunice Ejeoma Oblogo
Hobby: Swimming And Cooking
Designer: Lyran Collection Bubuashie (0243318010)
Precious Abena Mensah 20 (PM)
Completed Adonten SHS
Aspiration: To be a nurse
Designer: Vidol Sleek Wear Haatso Taxi 0277563010
By Ebenezer Anangfio