Nigerian beauty queen Nyekachi Douglas has told the BBC she knew Miss Jamaica, Toni-Ann Singh, was going to win the Miss World competition. She garnered a lot of attention after her supportive reaction to her rival’s win went viral.
Ms Douglas’ excitement was evident as she jumped in the air and broke into a dance after Miss Jamaica won the title.
Many people on social media have been saying that they want someone as supportive as Douglas in their lives:
“We were all working hand in hand to lift each other up,” she told the BBC’s Focus on Africa radio programme explaining her reaction.
She recreated the moment with Focus on Africa TV presenter Peter Okwoche: