Zakiya Ahmed Loses Dad Days After Making History As Miss Malaika Emerald Queen

19-year-old Zakiya Ahmed, The Queen in hijab and winner of  Miss Malaika 2022 (Emerald Season) has lost her dad.

Beating nine others to win the prestigious title of Miss Malaika was enough to make Zakiya wear a smile but not for long as reports suggest she has lost her dad.

The news of the death of her father was shared by the organizers of the pageant in a post on Instagram. It wrote;

A Queen In Hijab! Zakiya Ahmed Wins Miss Malaika 2022

“We’re crushing on our newly crowned Queen today!!! Congratulations again Queen @zakiyaahmed__

We stand with you in a difficult time like this, celebrating a big win and mourning the loss of your dad the morning after your crowning is not an easy one.

We pray Allah comforts you and your family.

We are here to hold your hands through it all.

Sending you love and warmth”

On Sunday, November 13, 2022,

After 13 weeks of friendly competitions, education, evictions, cheers, tears and joy, Zakiya Ahmed set a record as the first Muslim to be crowned a winner in the 20-year history of the Miss Malaika pageant held at the Grand Arena, Accra International Conference Centre.

Zakiya is yet to make any posts on social media since winning the pageant.

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