The very first winner of the “Most beautiful girl in Nigeria” beauty pageant, Lynda Chuba Ikpeazu is reported to have delivered a set of twins in the United States.
According to reports, the beauty queen turn law maker delivered of a set of twins, a boy and a girl at age 51 .
The daughter of a judge and two-time Nigeria Football Association chairman Chuba Ikpeazu, Lynda Chuba-Ikpeazu was educated in Nigeria, England, and in America, where she worked as a model. In 1986, Chuba-Ikpeazu was the winner of the first Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant, and thus started the trend for the domination of Igbo women in the pageant.
In 1987 she was the first Nigerian in Miss Universe since Edna Park in 1964, and her biggest pageant achievement was when she was crowned Miss Africa in the same year.
After her reign, Chuba-Ikpeazu became a business woman in Lagos, specialising in oil servicing. A holder of a bachelor’s degree in communication, a master’s degree in Business Adiminstration, and another bachelor’s degree in Law, Chuba-Ikpeazu was a member of the House of Representatives from 1999 to 2003.
In 2004, Chuba-Ikpeazu became the winner of the Nigerian National Assembly election, representing Onitsha North-South federal constituency as a candidate of the People’s Democratic Party.She is currently a member of the board of directors of Anambra United
Congratulations to her.