Nigerian business tycoons, fashionistas, fashion photographers and style editors from various capitals of the world converged in Lagos on 18 February 2010 for the much talked about M-Net Face of Africa.
By the time the event was over, Lukando Nalungwe a contestant from Zambia was declared the winner. Lukandio beat ten other contestants from different parts of the world to achieve the feat.
The 2010 Face of Africa won a $50,000 dollar cash prize, three years modeling contract with O Modeling agency, South Africa, Free Iman make up supply,HP laptop and a wristwatch worth $5,000
All eyes would be on Lukando as she is expected to be Africa’s modeling ambassador. www.gistmaster.com she would be in New York later in the year for the Arise Africa Magazine fashion show. Zenith would also give her $5,000 for shopping.
Chinelo Offor, one of the two contestants from Nigeria didn’t do badly as she was considered in the top five category.
Lukando who is still studying for a certificate in Business Administration expressed her gratitude to the judges and optimism that she would not just be another winner but one with a great difference.
Pic 2: Lukando