On October fifteenth 2017 on the Germaine Auto and Axe Nigeria sponsored MENS FASHION WEEK NIGERIA, which additionally witnessed the finale of this 12 months’s MR UNIVERSE NIGERIA pageant, It was 6.1ft tall Banking and Finance Crawford College graduate, Kolade Adegoke Rasheed who walked away as the brand new Mr Universe Nigeria 2017/018.
Rasheed who hails from Abeokuta in Ogun state beat 16 different hopefuls to emerge the brand new winner in a celeb studded present which included Richard Mofe Damijo, Mai Atafo, Vimbai Mutinhiri, Lamboghini, Jon Ogah, Soma, Juliet Ibrahim, Ono Bello, Joan Okorodudu, Frank Oshodi, Pela, Mueyiwa Omatsola, Francis Beacon, Marcus Pius, Kennedy Mgboji, Tracy Ishmael, Ariya Ticket CEO and a bunch of others.
From the worldwide scene, in attendance included – Palse, Abbas Kajuika, Moshions, Quophi Akotuah, Abrantie the Gentleman, (Int’l designers from South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana respectively); and Nigeria’s famend designers – Stave Ray, Chike Mordi.
The present was hosted by Denrele Edun.
Efficiency was by Linda Ikeji Music Artist, Val Obil and Pentagon Dance Firm.
1st Runner up from the evening was Victor Inyang (Mr Unverse Tourism), 2nd runner up – Joel Okoye ( Mr Universe Tradition) and third runner up – Tejiri Oforbrukueta (Mr Universe Prime Mannequin).
Rasheed Adegoke Kolade is an rising dressmaker and creatve director for Walker Designs.