Abena Akuaba, winner for 2016 Queen Beauty Universe is back in Ghana after winning the beauty pageant in Spain.
The model, TV presenter, musician and actress had a warm reception on Friday, December 23 at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra when she landed in Ghana after the beauty pageant in Spain.
Family, friends and fans were at the glamorous event organised to honour the young lady for making Ghana proud in Spain. Parents of the model real name Abena Akuaba Appiah expressed their joy for the honour their daughter has bestowed on them.
The beauty queen thanked Ghanaians and her family for their support because she believs she couldn’t have attained the success alone.
Abena emerged as the winner of the 2016 Queen Beauty Universe which took place at the Holiday Polynesia Hotel in Malaga, Spain with participation of 30 countries. The closest Ghana has become was Naa Okailey Shoot placing third at the 63rd edition of the Miss World finals in 2013.
Present at the welcoming ceremony were rapper D-Black, DJ Breezy, executives of Youtong, executives of Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel and any others.
Abena was selected by the national director for the Queen Beauty Universe Ghana and couple of other young girls from Ghana to be screened and evaluated.
After the entire process, she emerged as the winner to represent her country at the international pageant, Queen Beauty Universe in Malaga, Spain. Her evaluation started when she touched down in Spain.
After 10 days of meeting other contestants to enjoy the wonders of Benalmadena, the host city with different leisure activities, singing, dancing followed by parades in traditional costumes, swimwear and gala, Abena was proclaimed as the most beautiful woman in the universe.
Aside that, Abena also won Miss Elegance at the event.
Below are photos from the welcome party.