Wangui Gitonga is Miss World Kenya 2013
There was pomp and color at the Miss World Kenya 2013 finals held on 12th July 2013 at Safari park hotel. The event
was an invite only which saw 10 beauties try their best to win the coveted price. Coincidentally, the ten beauties are students from local universities which saw their respective campus students come to support their own. This year’s miss world Kenya did not have the bikini wear category, as there was objection from persons of the Muslim faith. The two categories showcased were casual wear as the contestants’ dawned brown African outfits with different designs. The other category was the evening wear that saw the ladies show case their elegant flowing dresses.
Ubah Musa 18, won the congeniality award, which is an award that goes to the person who is most likeable and pleasant. All the contestants get to vote for this category. The 2nd runners up position went to Sophia Umwanza plus a token of Kshs.50, 000, the 1st runners up position went to Leah Tesfamariam plus a token of Kshs. 100,000. The lady of the day was 23-year-old Wangui Gitonga, a linguistic student at the German school. She was crowned Miss World Kenya 2013 and one year grooming services at all of the Ashleys salons country wide. She also went home with a whooping Ksh.1M. Mrs. Terry Mungai, the ashleys CEO, said that the winner was chosen for having a perfect dental formula, flawless skin and for being a good public speaker. She will represent Kenya in the Miss World 2013 contest this September in Indonesia.