Joan Veronika Wani, a 21-year-old student was crowned the first Miss Equatoria Uganda 2018 on Saturday evening at a ceremony held at Emerald Hotel in Kampala.
She saw off competition from 12 other finalists to win the coveted crown. Kitale Emmanuella emerged first runner-up who was also awarded Miss Culture and Miss Congeniality with Asha Mary Lomude becoming the second runner-up.
Joan Veronika Wani promised to inspire young ladies from the Greater Equatoria region of South Sudan to come up and utilize their God given talent.
Entertainment on the night was from South Sudanese vocalist Single Dee who graced the stage with his soulful voice with an uplifting performance of his current hits. Saab Jay, Winnie De Hot Gal, Mc Lumoex and many other entertainers performed as well.
The Miss Equatoria Uganda beauty pageant, now in its 1st edition, was held under the theme “Beauty with Brain and Creativity”.
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