An Abuja based photo studio, DeoAgoz, recently presented a cash prize to Arike Adedamola, an 18-year-old undergraduate of Theatre Arts who received the prize of the Most Photogenic Person in a contest held by the studio recently in Abuja.
The presentation of the cash prize was anchored by His Royal Majesty, Oba Hammed Adekunle Makama Oyelude, Tegbosun III, Olowu of Kutaland, Osun State who presented the cash prize of N50,000 on behalf of the organizers to Afrocentric Models, on whose behalf on Arike received it on Tuesday, June 18 2019.
The DeoAgoz Studio is situated in Lokogoma, Abuja and owned by seasoned journalist turned businesswoman, Ms Adeola Agoro.
She said that photography is not only an art but a therapy that makes people happy. She noted that this would be the first of many other contests from their company.
Ms Agoro speaking further about the beauty contest stated, “It is our promise to promote photography through contests and competition.
“This prize followed our promise to reward the lucky winner of Most Photogenic Person contest with a cash prize. This will go a long way to boost the confidence of the winner as well as make photography something to look forward to.”
The permanent member, Osun State Council of Obas and Member, Iwo Traditional Council Chairman, Supreme Council of Owu Obas, HRM Oba Hammed Adekunle congratulated the winner and encourage the promoter of the competition to do more in ways to empower the young generation and lets them use their beauty for good.
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