Miss Universe Ghana has crowned a new queen for 2013 – an eloquent 18- year-old Senior High School graduate and model, Hanniel Jamin. She was crowned at a ceremony held at the LaPalm Royal beach hotel in Accra on Friday, May 24. Hanniel won the hearts of the judges – Leila Lopez, 2011 Miss Universe winner; actress Yvonne Nelson; presenter Benny Blanco; Brian D. Hogan, founder of investment firm Paradigm Capital Group; and model Veronica Varekova – and was subsequently declared winner.
For her prize, Hanniel won GH¢5,000 worth of a wardrobe, a New York Film Academy scholarship, a management and public relations deal, and a one year gym membership and other packages. Hanniel is born to Ghanaian and Nigerian parents.