Miss Bagaya Elizabeth who was the first runner up in the 2019/2020 Miss Uganda contest is now new Miss Uganda 2020-2021.
According to miss Uganda Foundation and Kezzi Entertainment, the Miss World exclusive license holder in Uganda, Bagaya is replacing Miss Oliver Nakakande who has been the reigning queen because she (Oliver) is going to be away continuing to pursue her studies, which makes her unable to execute the duties of the office of Miss Uganda.
Bagaya will carry on with those duties of the office immediately until when a new Miss Uganda is crowned later this year, according to the statement from Miss Uganda foundation.
“Miss. Bagaya Elizabeth who was the first runner up 2019/20 is now Miss Uganda 2020/21 to carry on with those duties of the Office of Miss Uganda effective immediately until when a new Miss Uganda is crowned later this year. This is due to the fact that Oliver Nakakande is away continuing to pursue her studies consequently unable to execute the duties of the Office of Miss Uganda.”- Reads the statement in part
Meanwhile, Mariam Nyamatte who has been the second runner up becomes the first runner up whereas Petronella Acen who has been the third runner up becomes the second and still Miss Uganda North.
In the same statement, Kezzi Entertainment and Miss Uganda foundation wished Miss Bagaya all the best while executing her new duties