- It's been 20 years since Nigerian beauty queen, Agbani Darego, made history to emerge as the most beautiful girl in the world
- The Nigerian is the first woman from the African continent to win the coveted crown in the year 2001
- Agbani Derego is thankful for the lifetime moment and she is celebrating it with a video of the historic moment she was crowned
Popular Nigerian beauty queen, Agbani Darego, is celebrating 20 years of being crowned the most beautiful girl in the world.
Agbani emerged as the first African lady to win the 51st edition of the beauty pageant that was held in Sun City, South Africa on November 16, 2001.
Just like yesterday, it's been 20 years since the historic event happened and Agbani is still all excited about the amazing moment.
She shared a video of the moment she was crowned the world's beauty queen on her verified Instagram page and captioned it as:
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"20 years today! Forever thankful for the experience @missworld."
Watch the video she shared below:
Ebuka celebrates Agbani Darego
BBNaija host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu celebrated Agbani over the historic achievement and asked Nigerians how old they were when she was crowned Miss World back in 2001.
See his post below:
Nigerians have celebrated with Agbani and some of them said they still feel the goosebumps even after 20 years.
Legit.ng picked some of the comments, read below.
"The day you changed all our lives, mine especially. Made me believe that absolutely anything is possible."
"I still get goose bumps."
"You made us proud as Nigerians. What a memorable experience. 20yrs today."
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"Those Agbani earrings were a big deal, and that hair style immediately you won. You made us proud! Congratulations."
"The best and finest to ever wear the crown."
"The elegance and composure as you walked up was top notch. Imagine hearing your name announced with your head spinning with so much excitement and you still stayed calm n beautifully elegant."
"What a beautiful moment this was!!!!"
Agbani Darego shows slim girls how to dress like supermodels
Legit.ng earlier did a compilation on Agbani Darego's styles and fashion outfits.
Agbani's victory at the Miss World pageantry in 2001 has made her a household name in the fashion industry all over the world.
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