By Kennedy Eberechi.
She comes across as a very modest, may be even plain – a plain beautiful woman. And then she begins to talk, and the plainness about her dissolves and you catch your breath at her eloquence, her debt, her vision.
Celebrated as a hybrid cluster of talent and hardwork; Queen Abel Oziomachi U. Gospel; the reigning Miss Gorgeous Nigeria is a perfect example of the African youth who has broken free from imposed and self-imposed blockades.
Very assiduous, focused and result oriented, the model and event/TV presenter has for the past few years carved a niche for herself and her brand in the already over saturated fashion and beauty industry of Nigeria and beyond, and has overtime demonstrated her relevance and passion.
These she was able to demonstrate when The World Satellite Magazine encountered her not too long. During our chat with her, she took us on a voyage around the Industry as well as how she has been able to penetrate and sustained her brand for the past few years together with her unprecedented achievements.
You Recently Bagged An Ambassadorial Deal For Lora’s Secret Beauty And Skin Care; Briefly Reflect On This Together With Other Achievements Of Yours And What They Mean To You As A Person And To Your Career?
It is a source of pride and joy to me – pride in being recognized in the already oversaturated industry wherein as a model and a beauty Queen, I have won lots of Crowns. Prior to winning the 2020 edition of Miss Gorgeous Nigeria, I have participated and won several pageants including Nigeria Cultural Queen, Miss Starlet Africa, Miss Amity Nigeria Cultural Queen, Miss Starlet Africa culture, etc.
Beyond this I have bagged several awards and Ambassadorial deals, which the most recent is the Lora’s Secret Beauty And Skin Care Ambassador. More so, when it comes to being an Event/TV Presenter I’ve been opportuned to anchor lots of events including state events that have served as stepping stones to building and sustaining my career and developing my profile.
These antecedents and achievements have helped me to have a perfect understanding my strengths and weaknesses. Furthermore, they have helped in shaping my life into a better person and so, they mean so much to me and my career as I can cannot talk about my career without mentioning this achievements.
By and large, I thank God for his grace over these few years. My jobs speak for themselves; the later jobs are better than the former in that order and I keep enjoying the growth. Though, I am not where I am expecting to be, but I am not where I used to be. So far, its been great and I have more concepts and ideas to put out very soon.
Being In The Beauty And Fashion Industry Could Be Quite Challenging. How Have You Managed Them And What Are The Motivating Factors Behind This Your Passion?
Challenges are opportunities for you to rise above and to do what needs to be done. Penetrating and sustaining your brand in the Nigerian Beauty and Fashion Industry generally is really challenging but it has been God all the way.
The Entertainment industry in Nigeria is being threatened with several challenges which some of them are piracy, nonchalant/laissez-faire attitude and envy. Though the journey has not been easy, but I strive against all odds to deliver an excellent output on every engagement I am involved in.
When it comes to my strategy; confidence in myself and the ability to adapt to my environment, harken to corrections and learn to appreciate other people’s effort have combined to help me grow in the industry.
More so, for me, being a model and entertainer is inbuilt, as growing up as a child, I have being a lover of creativity, entertainment and fashion. Having the entertainment channel on Television as my favourite channel and my big sister as a great support have been a great motivation to me. The creative and entertainment industry in Nigeria has helped me into realizing and actualizing my talents, dreams and achieving great heights.
We could not agree more! Describing Queen Abel Oziomachi U. Gospel as an epitome of resilience, innovativeness and hardwork could be an overstatement. A humble, respectable, and passionate individual; she remains a role model and source of inspiration to young and aspiring entrepreneurs and models