Mary Oladejo on Sunday night won the 19th Edition of the Annual Miss Oyo State Beauty Contest.
The pageant was organised by Nubian Diamond owned by ace journalist, Mr Isaac Brown, at the Jorgor Centre, Ibadan.
The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that 19 contestants made it to the boot camp which lasted for over one week.
Amomg contestants were graduates, undergraduates and self-employed youths.
Ms Oladejo got a car gift courtesy Olajide Adedeji, member representing Ibadan North West/ South West Federal Constituency; 2 plots of land, a complete dining set, a freezer among other things.
Mr Oladejo after being crowned promised to use her reign for the betterment of the pace-setter state.
“I’ll do things that would always make people remember me even after my reign is over. My reign would be for only goods things,” she said.
NAN reports that Mr Adedeji also gave each of the participants N100,000 each for their efforts and encouragement.
Some of the dignitaries at the event were: Mr Yinka Ayefele, a juju musician, former Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, Mrs Funke Adetuberu, Sen. Kola Balogun, representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Bose Adedibu, the PDP South West Woman leader.
Others were: Seun Fakorede, Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Gbenga Eyiolawi, Chief Executive Officer Titan Farms, Dr. Nureni Adeniran, the Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board among others.
Two agencies of the state government clinched merit awards for their outstanding performances. They are: Oyo State Housing Corporation, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Oyo State Teaching Service Commission and Oyo State Health Insurance Agency.