#MissGhana2017: Margaret Dery From The Upper West Region Crowned Diamond Jubilee Queen

The answer to the question, “Who wears the crown at the Miss Ghana 2017?” has finally been answered as a new queen has been crowned.

After weeks of anticipation and excitement, Margaret Mwintuur Dery, a student of the University of Development Studies, Wa Campus studying Social Science Education and a representative of the Upper West Region of Ghana has been crowned the Diamond Jubilee Queen.

Aside being crowned the Diamond Jubilee Queen, Margaret Dery also won Miss Talent and beauty with a purpose.

Marigold Frimpong from the Ashanti Region and Priscilla Gameli (Eastern region) came in as 2nd runner and 1st runner ups respectively.

Broadcast live on national television, GTV, Margaret Derry’s win does not come as a surprise to many as they shared comment on Twitter.


Trickling down from 20 to 10 and finally to 5, Volta Region’s Abigail Dzamefe, Priscilla Gameli from the Easter Region, Margaret and two others made it to the top 5 from which Margaret eventually won.

Among other wins on the night were Western Region’s Millicent Dzudzor picking the awards for both Miss Beach Beauty and Eloquence. Pepertual Aquah won Miss fitness.

Priscilla Gameli from the Eastern Region won Miss Photogenic and Miss Beauty Skin whereas Marigold Frimpong picked Miss Congeniality.

The Central Region’s representative Perpetual Aquah picked the award for Miss Top Model despite missing the top 10.

Held at the State Banquet Hall in Accra, Ghana and saw performances from Sheriffa Gunu and saxophonist Steve Bedi.

Miss Ghana 2017/MissGhana60YearsOn was powered by Exclusive Event Gh. Ltd in collaboration with Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture and Ghana60YearsOn Planning Committee.

The grande finale saw in attendance beauty Queens from other countries including Miss Cameroon – Sandra Minkata, Miss Guinea – Asmao Diallo, Miss Nigeria – Winfrey Okolo, Miss Gabon – Constant Abessolo, Miss Senegal – Aissatou Fall and Miss Hungary 2016, Timea Gelencser.

Miss Ghana 60 Years On event was sponsored by National Lottery Authority, Intercity STC, NIB, NPA, IPMC and supported by GOIL,FC Beauty Klinik, Akosombo Textile Limited, Ritel Ghana, DDP, Primus Water, Pippa’s Health Centre, Hungarian Trade & Cultural Center (HTTC), Hungary Embassy, Nasco Electronics, Special Ice Water, Kare products, Akayet Hotel, Global Dream Hotel & Service Apartments, Tang Palace, Aqua Safari Resort, JIL, Ibis Style Hotel, Karen Products, Amazing U, Hottees, Pokuaa Accessories, Accents & Curve, Queens Touch Décor, Forever Easy, Limpex Impressions, Starbow Airline, Holiday Inn Hotel, Caesars Casino, Asantewaa Premier Guesthouse, Best Western Atlantic Hotel Takoradi, Skyplus Hotel Ho, Samit Hotel, Tyco Hotel, Royal Cozy Hotel, Busua Beach Resort, Eusbet Hotel, Eastgate Hotel, Grand Casamora, Raybow Hotel, Lizzy’s Sports Complex, Magnum Force Securities, High End Production, Purple Room Lingerie, Palace Superstore, Yummie Noodles, La Chaumiere restaurant, Buka Restaurant, Koko King, La Galette, PadThai Restaurant, Regal Chinese Restaurant, Bush Canteen, Café Mundo, Gold Coast Restaurant, Jamrock restaurant, Flair catering and Pink Panda.


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