MUHANGA - Aurore Mutesi has won the debut edition of Miss Muhanga beauty pageant.
The 17-year old student at ETO-Muhima, was crowned in an event attended by various local dignitaries including the Mayor of Muhanga, Yvonne Mutakwasuku.
The event was held at Muhanga Cultural Centre. The finale saw six contestants battling it out in a stiff contest which saw Anne Katabakwa and Paulette Mukatete, emerging as the first and second runner-ups respectively.
In her acceptance speech, Mutesi promised to promote youth participation in development programs, and she encouraged residents to vote wisely in the forthcoming elections.
The contest, which is the first of its kind in the district, was organized by the Association of Women leaders (Cospec-Kira), in conjunction with the district authorities as part of the Heroes Day celebrations marked on February 1.