- Chidinma Ojukwu, the alleged killer of SuperTV CEO Micheal Ataga has been crowned Miss Cell 2022
- The University of Lagos student was awarded the top honour after winning a beauty pageant held at the Kirikiri Correctional Facility, Lagos
- Photos from the occasion have stirred mixed reactions on social media as many Nigerians expressed surprise about the development
The alleged killer of SuperTV boss, late Micheal Usifo Ataga named Chidinma Ojukwu, has emerged as a beauty queen in prison after being crowned Miss Cell 2022.
The 300 level mass communication student of the University of Lagos had participated in a beauty pageant held within the walls of Kirikiri Correctional Facility, Lagos.
Otunba Sesan Limelite, who made the report in a Facebook post, said the event was to mark International Women's Day.
He also shared photos from the occasion where other female inmates slug it out with Chidinma in different activities.
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Chidinma wore an infectious smile and a queen-like composure in one of the photos as she walked the runway like a professional model.
"So she was dressed in a beautiful robe and adorned with a crown on her head and some beautiful flowers with a peaceful smile in prison to mark IWD????? I rest my case."
"You people surprised about the Beauty Pageant, it’s called a Correctional Facility. They’re not just locked up like fowls with nothing to do. They allow them live life to a certain extent."
"Somebody that confessed of killing, is now being entertained in the cell. If she eventually come out tomorrow, she will kill more 20 and believe nothing will happen. Una Weldon."
"Una never see anything yet, next she will be flown abroad Las Las pesin wey don kpai don kpai... 'super k!ller' get strong backup."
Chidinma had pleaded not guilty to the murder of SuperTV boss
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Chidinma had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Micheal Usifo Ataga.
The 22-year-old was arraigned alongside one Adedapo Quadri, the key suspects in the murder case.
Both were arraigned before Justice Yetunde Adesanya of the Lagos State High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square.
They both pleaded not guilty to eight counts bordering on murder, forgery and stealing. They were also arraigned alongside Chidinma’s sister, Egbuchu Chioma, from whom the late Ataga’s iPhone 7 was said to have been recovered.