Liberia’s Queen, Ms. Wokie Dolo Emerges 1st Runner up in Miss Africa 2017 Competition

Miss Liberia, Wokie Dolo

Liberia has again achieved another milestone in Africa, with its Queen, Miss Liberia 2016/2017, Ambassador Wokie Dolo emerging victorious by capturing the space as 1st running up of the just ended Miss Africa in South Africa.

Hundreds of congratulatory messages from Liberia and oversees have been pouring in the offices of the GNN Liberia since it was announced that their Queen, Ms. Dolo has indeed emerged as the 1st Runner Up of the just ended Miss Africa which was held in the Republic of South Africa.

Miss Liberia (Far Right) captured 1st Runner Up in Miss Africa Contest

“Please extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to our beloved queen, Ms. Wokie Dolo for bringing pride to Liberia by emerging a 1st runner up of the most prestigious Miss Africa, we are proud of her,” Jasseca Herion of Benson Street in Monrovia in her letter to the GNN noted.

Jesseca’s letter to the GNN Liberia for the victory of Miss Liberia is one of the many congratulatory messages sent to Miss Liberia via our widely browse online news outlet congratulating the Liberian Queen.

Miss Liberia, Wokie Dolo came second to Miss Guinea who took the first place. Miss Dolo , who won the online votes with an overwhelming 34,586 votes proves that she has a very solid international fan based that Liberians can boost off and hope to use her platform to continue to promote Liberia on the international stage.

According to a dispatch from South Africa, during an exclusive interview with Miss Dolo , she expressed excitement in becoming Miss Africa Continent 2017 1st runner up, noting that since she was crowned as Miss Liberia, this was her first international competition and emerging as the first runner up, gives her more confidence and motivation for other upcoming events.

Miss Dolo speaking further expressed thanks and appreciation to the Liberian people and her many fans around the world , making specific reference to the Liberian leader, the Vice President, the Speaker of the House, the Senate Pro- Temp, NOBEL Liberia, PSI / Star Condoms , National Elections Commissioned, National Housing Authority, Ministry of Information Cultural and Tourism , Liberia Telecommunications Authority , the Liberia Marathon Authority, Orange Liberia, the Liberian Bloggers and all those that helped to make her journey a success.

The Liberian Queen is expected back home from South Africa on Tuesday, the fifth of September, 2017, dozens are expected to receive their Queen at the Robert International Airport upon her return to Liberia bringing home pride to her homeland.

See below video of her arrival in South Africa before the start of the competition

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.