Beauty pageant: Court orders actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima to pay N10m in damages

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Justice Adolphus Enebeli of a High Court in Port Harcourt has ordered the former beauty Queen, Ibinabo Fiberesima of AMC product Nigeria limited to pay damages to ‘Miss Earth’ 2011/12, Monachi Chineye for seizing her crown and other entitlements after winning the contest.

Justice Enebeli in his one hour judgment berated Nigerians who desperately resort to cheat themselves.

He ordered that the sum of N10.8m be awarded to the applicant, MISS EARTH NIGERIA 2011/2012 as damages.

Speaking to newsmen after the judgment, the counsel to the claimant, Linus Ndatigh explained the reasons why his client came to court.

Linus said that their prayers were not fully taken but commended the judgement.

Also speaking, Miss Earth Nigeria 2011/12 Monachi Chineye said that what was happening in the world of beauty pageant was unbelievable.

“I thank God that the court has granted my request. What happened to me is unfortunate. I contested when I was young and I am 25 now, my dream was almost shattered. I am happy. You will be surprised to know what happens behind the scenes in every Beauty pageant.

“Thank God my case has been justified,” Monachi said.

Culled from: http://dailypost.ng/2016/02/09/beauty-pageant-court-orders-actress-ibinabo-fiberesima-to-pay-n10m-in-damages/

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