For the first time in Ghana, the Miss Commonwealth pageant has been
held. The grand finale of the Ghana version of the international beauty
pageant was held on November 10, 2018, at Alisa Hotel.
20 contestants made it to the grand finale, they open the show with a dance
competition and based on the accumulated votes, they were shortlisted to
10, who then entered the talent competition, they showcased their rich
knowledge in the history of Ghana.
Nero X then claimed the stage and entertained the audience with almost all
his hit songs, the resounding reception proved, he is very much loved.
The list was then narrowed to 5 contestants who were judged based on the
answers they provided to questions relating to social issues of which
education, peace et al featured vividly.
Songstress Wendy Shay performed her recently released back to back hit
songs before Mahalia Esi Tawiah was crowned the winner of Miss
Commonwealth Ghana 2018, She walks home with a brand new Kia
Picanto, and all-expenses-paid a trip to the United Kingdom and will
participate in the world event next year. Bella Agyeman takes the second
runner-up spot while Eugenia Maabena Ackom takes the first runner-up.
The judges for the night were renowned Ghanaian DJ, Michael Mensah
Ayenu (DJ Mensah), Actresses, Benedicta Gafah, Christabel Ekeh and
Regina Adu Safoah and fashion designer Quophi Akotuah.
The Miss Commonwealth Ghana pageant is organized in partnership with
Prince Duncan Foundation.