Zakama Rachael, a 20 years old indigene of Adamawa state and a graduate of International Relations from North America University Cotonou, Benin Republic has maintained her lead in the voting table of the ongoing Face Of Maritime International (FOMI) after week 4 voting Campaign.
In a press statement issued Saturday morning by Platform Reporters, organisers of FOMI, Rachael, who is chocolate in complexion and 5.8ft tall started leading since week 1, and has maintained her top spot in FOMI voting table with 60.5% having garnered over 3000 votes within 4 weeks of FOMI voting Campaign.
Meanwhile, Christabel Francis, a 22 years old indigene of Delta state has fought her way back to the second position after drifting to 4th position in week 3. Christabel currently occupies second spot in the FOMI voting table with 22.1% having gotten over 1200 votes.
Whereas Bassey Hossana who occupied second position in week 3 has now slumped to 3 position with 21.8% having garnered over 1100 votes in week 4 FOMI voting Campaign.
The top three leaders are going into the week 5 FOMI voting Campaign with the hope of maintaining their top spot positions, especially having been assigned to represent some maritime organisations for more voting supports. Whereas other contestants in the ladder are hopeful of turning the table by clinching top spot positions as well.
The week 4 FOMI voting Campaign which is the first week of the second round of FOMI voting ended on Friday October 26 2018. Out of the remaining 25 contestants, only the top 20 will enter FOMI adventure camp, come Nov 17th. These 20 contestants would hope to make their sponsors proud by flying their flags up to the final stage of the competition.
Recall that Face Of Maritime International (FOMI) is an industry pageant of international standards which advocates greater participation of women in maritime professions. The aims and objectives of FOMI are built on four pillars, namely:
a. to change the perception that maritime is all for men.
b. to Champion Girls-Go-To-Sea campaign.
c. to Promote Nigeria’s maritime tourism potential, and
d. to mentor and empower young women in maritime career path.
The 2018 edition of the contest is the Season 3 episode of the yearly pageantry.