Former Miss Nigeria Abosede Ntukdem dies at 75

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A former Miss Nigeria, Foluke Abosede Ntukdem, has died peacefully in her sleep at her Lagos residence.

The family of the deceased confirmed that she died on Monday, December 19, 2022, at the age of 75.

The deceased, who represented Western State at the beauty pageant and won the competition to become Miss Nigeria in 1968, also represented Nigeria at the 18th edition of Miss World held in the British capital in November 1968, which Miss Australia Penny Plummer won.

The son of the late beauty queen, Mfon, confirmed on Thursday that his mother died in her sleep.

“My mum, Foluke Abosede Ntukidem (nee Ogundipe), died last Monday, 19th December, at age 75. She had been Miss Nigeria in 1968. We are concluding arrangements and selecting pictures which we will share once concluded”.