A 20 year old, Pentecostal Life University student, Leticia Matache was crowned the winner of Miss Lilongwe beauty pageant outclassing other seven Contesters at a colourful event that took place on Friday at Crossroads hotel in Lilongwe.
The event organized by the student Media Group saw 8 participants taking part and was spiced up by performances of hip-hop artist Tay Grin who was the guest of honour, Wendy Harawa and Janta.
Office, traditional and dinner attires by the contestants attracted the audience attention as they watched all the contestants parading in unique style.
Speaking after winning Leticia thanked God for her success saying it wasn’t easy, saying the competition was very tough.
“I thank God that I have been chosen as Miss Lilongwe and I promise to carry out different programmes as part of social responsibilities that will help in the development of the city and even the country and with the crown I will try to inspire other girls in different schools.
“For this to be achieved I will work hand in hand with companies and organizations for assistance, “she said.
She also advised fellow contemporary pageants that modelling leans on the reality that beauty ascribes to the bosoms of one’s personality.
Former Polytechnic student, Chikondi Chisalika and Janet Katandika who is an entrepreneur emerged first and second princess respectively.
According to Students Media Group Events Manager, Tamala Bongah, Leticia is now identified as Miss Lilongwe, a youth ambassador who will champion for; youth involvement in development, entrepreneurship, health, sanitation, tourism, go green campaign, girl and youth empowerment and charity work.
Bongah said the youth ambassador will be in her annual tenure of office working together with her two princesses; Janet Katandika and Chikondi Chisalika in several projects.
Leticia fact file
She was born on 22 June, 1995 as the first born among 3 siblings. She went tp Chichiri Primary School.
On the brim of her secondary education she attended Our Lady of Wisdom. Thereafter, she did her tertiary education at Management Centre at the University of Malawi, The Polytechnic where she obtained her diploma in Human Resource and Management in June 2014.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :