Andre Duru, Thompson Okoro win Ideal Contest
During the week, Thompson Okoro, a 17-year-old, was crowned the new Mr Teenage Nigeria, and 18-year-old Andrea Duru, representing Imo State, was crowned the new ‘Miss Ideal Teen.’ The competition, which saw them defeat 12 others to emerge victorious, was held at the Time Oak Hotel in Lekki, Lagos State, and was graced by dignitaries, including celebrities. The winners were encouraged to remain ambassadors to teenagers across the country and keep the flag flying. They both attributed their victory to the will of God. Andrea Duru is a student of Caleb University in Lagos, while Thompson is seeking admission to Godfrey Okoye University in Enugu. As part of their prizes, the new Mr Teenage Nigeria and Miss Ideal Teen signed a year modeling contract, received a year of representation by House of Twitch, and will be featured on the cover of Nineteen Magazine.