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First ever Miss Nigeria, Grace Atinuke Oyelude, turns 90

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First ever Miss Nigeria, Grace Atinuke Oyelude, turns 90

Grace Atinuke Oyelude, the first-ever Miss Nigeria, turned 90 at this time.

 

Oyelude was topped Miss Nigeria in 1957 after beating over 200 Nigerian women within the pageant.

 

Oyelude revealed up to now that she grew to become Miss Nigeria accidentally.

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Her brother who was a broadcaster noticed the ads for the pageant within the papers and entered her for the competitors with out her data in Lagos though she was nonetheless residing in Kano.

 

After she received the pageant, which got here with 200 Kilos prize cash and a return ticket to London for 2 weeks, she gained admission into the college of nursing, Ashford Kent, England, and have become a state registered nurse in 1961.

 

She enrolled on the faculty of midwifery, St. Thomas Hospital, London, the place she certified as a state registered midwife SCM in 1962.

 

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She additionally attended the Royal Faculty of Nursing, England in 1971 and obtained a Diploma in Nursing and Hospital Administration and in 1976, obtained one other diploma from Ghana Institute of Administration and Personnel Administration.

 

To mark her ninetieth birthday, Miss Nigerian organizers celebrated her on Instagram. 

 

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First ever Miss Nigeria, Grace Atinuke Oyelude, turns 90

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