Miss Universe Nigeria, Olutosin Araromi, did Nigeria proud after she placed top 20 out of 90 contestants.
It is also the first time in many years a Nigerian will place at the top spot.
Olutosin competed alongside 90 other ladies at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, at the event which saw South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi getting crowned as the 68th Miss Universe.
This was also a great feat for Tosin who lost her mother during the 2019 MBGN pageant.
The 25-year-old public speaker mentioned that the death of her mom has taught her perseverance and she uses her story to inspire and uplift youths.
Here is the full list of the top 20 contestants
Nigeria – Olutosin Araromi
South Africa – Zozibini Tunzi (WINNER)
Vietnam – Hoàng Thùy
Indonesia – Frederika Alexis Cull (Top 10)
Thailand – Paweensuda Drouin (Top 5)
Albania – Cindy Marina
Colombia – Gabriela Tafur (Top 5)
Brazil – Julia Horta
India – Vartika Singh
Venezuela – Thalia Olvino
The Philippines – Gazini Ganados
USA – Cheslie Kryst (Top 10)
Mexico – Sofía Aragón (Top 3)
The Dominican Republic – Clauvid Daly
Peru – Kelin Rivera
Puerto Rico – Madison Anderson
Portugal – Sylvie Silvia
Croatia – Mia Rkman
Iceland – Birta Abiba Þórhallsdóttir
France – Maëva Coucke