Last year’s winner Kenneth Okoli passed the crown to Deji Bakare, and he became the new Mr. Nigeria. With that he wins the grand prize of N1M (One million Naira) and a brand new car. In addition, he will also win a trip to Sao Tome and Principe including 5 nights at the Pestana Hotels, an Ipad 2 and Blackberry Bold 9900.
The event was held at the Silverbird Galleria and had a great turn out. It was hosted by Munachi Abii, the former MBGN, and featured performances from JJC, Eva and Chidinma.
Joseph Agossa, Bandele Adebule, Chucks Obichukwu, Melvin Oduah, Deji Bakare were the finalists in order of their final position and eventually Deji Bakare was crown Mr. Nigeria.
Mr Photogenic, Mr Sports, Mr Amenity, Strongest Man, Mr Smart, Mr Talented, Mr Physique, and Mr Personality went to Henry Ojini, Chidi Onuike, Alex Uriesi, Oluwagbemiga Adetuberu, Ikorishor Ajabi, Deji Bakare, Ugochukwu Uzowuihe and Ayomikun Odunwole respectively.
Deji Bakare will go on to represent Nigeria at the Mister World 2011 pageant.