Every year, the Yakurr people of Cross River state roll out their drums in August to showcase to the world their rich agricultural and cultural potentials, through the Leboku International Festival.

The festival which is carried out to celebrate the New Yam is characterized by a beehive of activities including the Mr. and Miss Leboku pageant competition.

Last year, Miss Patience Okoi, a smart, beautiful and intelligent young lady, through firm believe and determination, in a keenly contested battle, emerged winner of the Miss Leboku 2015 pageant.

Few months into her reign, we beamed our search lights on her. Trust us to keep our promise of going round the clock every month to bring you these lovely beauties that can make the weather change. Yes, call us your weather man!

On this March edition, we present to you, the reigning Miss Leboku 2015….Enjoy the read!

In 5 Sentences, I’ll Simply Introduce Myself as…

Patience Okoi, a native of Ugep in Yakurr Local Government Area, I am the third daughter and fifth child of eight, a graduate of Cross River University of Technology, Calabar, The reigning Miss Leboku 2015 and my statistics are 36, 29, and 38…5’6 ft

My Best Personal Attributes in 3 Words Are… 

Consistent, Industrious and Knowledgeable

Growing Up, I Dreamt Of Becoming….

A Medical Doctor

Was Miss Leboku 2015 Your First Attempt At Pageantry…?

No, I had contested and won other pageants before

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Tell Us About Your Journey As A Model…

It’s been 6 years and I can say, it has been a successful journey , my first attempt was also a Local Government contest, Miss Ikom,  which I emerged the winner, it gave me the boost to keep going, and it’s been win over win ever since

The Most Difficult Thing About Being A Model Is…

I haven’t experience any difficulties so far

My Role Models are….

Tyra Banks and Agbani Darego

If I Was A Fruit I Will Be…. 


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I Started Noticing That Men Melted At My Presence From…. 

Age 15……Laughs!

My Favourites /Best Physical Attributes Are….

Pointed Nose, Lips, Dentition, and Eyes

I Would Only Consider Dating A Guy Who Is….

God fearing, neat with a beautiful heart

One Of My Greatest Fears Is….

Losing everything I have built and still building

One Thing I Can’t Possibly Live Without Is….


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One Thing I Can Do Better Than Anyone Else…

Caring for the people I love

My Plans From Here Are To…

God is the one leading me, my plans would be known as soon as I hand
over my crown

It’s a wrap guys…Do you have what it takes to be our next cover girl?  If Yes, Send us 3 Close shots of yourself and a short profile to info@calabarblog.com or Call 07031973119


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