After 13 weeks of good competition, Zakiya Ahmed emerged as the Emerald queen of Miss Malaika 2022.

Zakiya Ahmed crowned as Emerald queen
Zakiya Ahmed crowned as Emerald queen. Photo Credit: Miss Malaika Ghana

The 2022 edition of the glorious pageant took place at the Grand Arena of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) on Saturday, November 12.

Zakiya Ahmed, a 19-year-old Psychology student at the University of Ghana defeated nine other contestants to win the prestigious crown at the grand finale, making history as the first queen in hijab to win the title in the history of the beauty contest.

Organised by Charterhouse, the beauty pageant celebrated 20 years of unearthing talents, nurturing beauty, grooming ladies, and giving back to society.

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This year’s edition of Miss Malaika, the emerald season was a fun-filled show with all past Queens and delegates gracing the event in celebration and cake cutting of the journey so far of the pageant, its achievements, and contributions at large.