27 year old wellness coach, Chuckie Ihebuzor representing Kwara state is the ideal man as he has won the most coveted crown of Mr. Ideal 2018 beating 39 other contestants to the title. The crowd went wild when his name was announced as they celebrated his victory. The event was held at Bespoke Center Lekki and according to Ayotunde Fabamwo, “2018 is the best line up we have had in years and we promise an electrifying show! The Mr Ideal Nigeria is committed to empowering young men and the winner promotes youth empowerment through entrepreneurship”.
The crowd was hyped up and cheering and the contestants looked hot in their traditional, swim wear and evening wear. The crowd went wild every time the contestants came out but the cheering grew loudest when Mr. Enugu, Mr. Lagos and Mr. Adamawa took the stage. The crowd came to a fever pitch when the TOP SEVEN CONTESTANTS – ONDO, ADAMAWA, IMO, KWARA, BAYELSA, EBONYI AND OSUN were called out onto the stage.
Proud supporters screamed for their contestants of choice but it was unanimously agreed that MR. KWARA deserved the crown. He will represent Nigeria at the Mister Africa International 2018. He will also be starting his own business as customary with the Mr Ideal Nigeria pageant.
Runner ups (Mr Ideal Nigeria – Earth) Mr Imo’s Emmanuel Mommoh got signed to My bookers Agency and will walk at the South African Mens wear week in July, and Mr Bayelsa’s Chika Chigbu (Mr Ideal Nigeria – Universal) will represent Nigeria at the Mr Universal Ambassador in India.
Adamawa’s BillyJamaho and Mr Osun’s Mofe the Mr Ideal Nigeria – Tourism and Mr Ideal Nigeria – Globe title respectively. Mr Lagos, Lawal won the Best Body award and will represent Nigeria at the Mr West Africa.