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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

First ever Miss Nigeria, Grace Atinuke Oyelude, turned 90 today, November 16

Information reaching Kossyderrickent has it that the first Miss Nigeria, Madam Grace Oyelude, has celebrated her 90th birthday. (Read More Here).

Taking to its Instagram page, Miss Nigeria Organisation, shared photos of Madam Grace Tinuke Oyelude as she turns 90. She was the first Miss Nigeria and won the beauty pageantry in 1957.

Biography of Madam Grace Oyelude:

Oyelude was crowned Miss Nigeria in 1957 after beating over 200 Nigerian girls in the pageant.

Oyelude revealed in the past that she became Miss Nigeria by accident.
Her brother who was a broadcaster saw the advertisements for the pageant in the papers and entered her for the competition without her knowledge in Lagos even though she was still residing in Kano.
After she won the pageant, which came with 200 Pounds prize money and a return ticket to London for two weeks, she gained admission into the school of nursing, Ashford Kent, England, and became a state registered nurse in 1961.
She enrolled at the school of midwifery, St. Thomas Hospital, London, where she qualified as a state registered midwife SCM in 1962.

Miss Nigeria Organisation wrote:

"Happy 90th birthday to the first-ever Miss Nigeria, Madam Grace Oyelude from the year 1957.
She was born in Kano to James Adeleye Oyelude and Marthan Dantu from Kogi state and was raised in Northern Nigeria.
She is a registered nurse, Midwife, and hospital administrator.
We wish her a fabulous 90th birthday. Cheers to a milestone. 
Dear queens, let's celebrate our very own."

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