Excitements rented the air at Day 5 of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) Students’ Week 2019, as Obadan Testimony and Adenike Esther was crowned Mr and Miss NIJ respectively.
The duo won the pageantry contest ahead of eight other contestants.
Following his emergence as Mr NIJ, Testimony expressed gratitude to God, family, and friends who came out to support him.
Testimony said, “I am grateful to God for preserving my life till the moment. And I’m honestly overwhelmed with the show of love from my family and friends who came out to throw their weights behind me tonight. It was just unbelievable how people were screaming my name in the crowd; may God bless you all.”
On her part, Esther commended the judges, saying they didn’t act on script and were fair in delivering their judgements on the contestants
“I salute the panel of judges, they are the real definition of fairness. They are not just transparents while on the table, but they were honest,” Esther said.
Enthralling moment Mr and Miss NIJ 2019 was declared: