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Former Miss Nigeria dies in Lagos

A former Miss Nigeria Foluke Ntukidem has died aged 75.

PREMIUM TIMES reported that the former beauty queen died in her sleep at her Lagos residence on Monday, December 19.

The online news medium quoted the deceased’s son Mfon Ntukidem as saying “my mum, Mrs 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.”

The deceased represented Western State at the beauty pageant and won the competition to become Miss Nigeria in 1968.

She succeeded Rosaline Balogun who was the first official Miss Nigeria at Miss World

Ntukdem represented Nigeria at the 18th edition of Miss World held in November 1968, which Miss Australia Penny Plummer won.

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