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Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola Nigerian Woman Wins Muslimah World Pageant In Indonesia

Reblogged By: La Tray

Source: The Times of India

Media: The Times of India via AFP

Posted: Thursday September 19, 2013 @ 9:00 p.m. PST


A Nigerian woman tearfully prayed and recited Koranic verses as she won a beauty pageant exclusively for Muslim women in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday, a riposte to the Miss Worldcontest that has sparked hardline anger.

The 20 finalists, who were all required to wear headscarves, put on a glittering show for the final of Muslimah World, strolling up and down a catwalk in elaborately embroidered dresses and stilettos.