Controversy as a Nigerian, Sephora Ikalaba, is crowned Miss Helsinki 2017 (photos)


A young Nigerian lady, Sephora Ikalaba, has won the Finnish beauty contest and emerged the 2017 Miss Helsinki.

A cross section of Miss Helsinki finalists

But it seems a lot of people in Finland and social media users at large are not happy with the win because they think the 19-year-old immigrant is ugly and “she only won because she is black”.

The controversial victory of the young Nigerian who is 165 cm in height has made many to argue that the jury chose the girl as queen only to “meet the third-world dictatorship of the politically correct.”

Sephora Ikalaba Crowned Miss Helsinki 2017

Some even said she is the ugliest of the winners in the history of the contest. The other finalists in the competition were all white.

Below are some sarcastic comments showing how the internet has not been too kind to Ikalaba since she won: