Hannah Ibraya Collar who hails from River state and a graduate of Mass Communication from Maurid Polytechnic. She is a professional commercial and pageant model and also the current winner of No Makeup Challenge Queen African 2022, Phenomenal Woman Edition.
Congratulations on emerging as The 6th No Makeup Queen Africa, how does that make you feel?
Thank you very much. Emerging the winner 6th No Makeup Queen Africa 2022, i feel blessed, happy and unique.
What was the first thought that came to your mind when you were announced the winner?
God has done it again, but was shaking because my heart was beating fast, my hands shaking and was choked and full of Joy.
How did your friends and family members reacted to your victory?
They were very happy because my siblings came all the way from Port Harcourt down to the FCT Abuja to witness that wonderful day and i think i have the best family so far, because they always support and encourage me and they never stopped me even if they still have negative thoughts about modeling, but they see the positivity true me.
What would you say stood you out from other contestants?
I think the thing that made me stand out from other contestants is because I am me, i did not fake my attitude or lifestyle, because there are people who are very brilliant, smart and unique in their ways. But all i have to say is God did it.
How was your experience during the No Makeup Challenge Africa pageant?
My experience during this pageant it was awesome I meant new family, and it was also discouraging at first doing the online voting, because when you think you have people and it got to a point when you need there help and they all act like you don’t existed is frustrating. But now that i won they are all congratulating me because every disappointment is a blessing.
How long have you been in the modeling?
I’ve been in modeling for like 5/6 years.
Have you done any pet project yet? If Yes tell us about it.
Not yet but making plans.
My mother is my role model because she is the strongest woman have seen, one woman who is not afraid to say things the way it should be said to the anyone and she is bold and hardworking.Queen Hannah Ibraya
How has winning this pageant changed your life?
I just won but i think it will really change my life in a very big way i believe that, because it has already started.
How do you relax?
I relax by playing games in my phone.
Who is your role model?
My role model is my mum, because she’s the strongest woman have seen, she’s one woman who is not afraid to say things the way it is to the person’s face and she’s bold and hardworking.
If you were not a model, what other career would you have to pursue?
Acting career, but was also planning on having my own foundation but by God’s Grace it will come to pass and the world will hear about it.
Which brands are you looking forward to work with?
The brand am looking forward to work with, Guinness, Techno, black billionaires fashion brand, No Makeup Challenge brand and Airtel.
Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
Where i see myself in 5 years, establishing my foundation and been in my husband’s mansion with my lovely kids.