By Niyi Tabiti
25 girls hoping to become supermodels got picked yesterday after Judges at the 2011 screening and Fashion party said they satisfied the requirements.
The casting for the models took place yesterday 5 June 2011 at Scintilla on Lekki- Epe Expressway in Lagos. The 25 models would go through a second phase of screening until they are eventually reduced to 10. The ten models would contest for the crown of Nigeria next supermodel 2011 at the grand finale in November.
The founder/Executive Producer of the model competition, Mrs. Joan Okorodudu told Gistmaster.com that she was glad that the turn out was overwhelming. She also expressed her appreciation to sponsors including Daviva, media partners and friends who made the screening a smooth sailing.
Guests at the events include former aide to President Olusegun Obasanjo, Senator Florence Ita Giwa, MD of Daviva, Nike Odu popularly known as Nikki Khiran, Taofic Okoya, Mai Atafo and others.
Gistmaster.com gathered that Ita Giwa and Mrs. Okorodudu settled the rift they had some time ago and they are good friends now. The former Senator stormed the venue of the screening with a large entourage.
Aside the screening there was also a fashion show. Designers such as Patience Please, Zhatima Crazioni, Daviva by House of Jola,Eternity Zoe, Remi Lagos and others.
More Photos from the event would come your way soon.-
Story: Niyi Tabiti
Photo credit: Hakeem Salam