Miss SA hopefuls Luyolo Mngonyama and Mikaela Oosthuizen enjoy a lighter moment with Dr Danny Jordaan ahead of the final round of the Miss SA competition. Picture: Ziyaad Agherdien
"You are already winners,”
said Executive Mayor Dr Danny Jordaan to bubbly Eastern Cape Miss SA finalists Luyolo
Mngonyama and Mikaela Oosthuizen during a quick visit at his office at
the Port Elizabeth City Hall today.
Mngonyama and Oosthuizen,
both Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University students, reached the final twelve
in the tough competition where the nation’s fairest compete for the top spot. They now stand a chance to scoop the coveted
crown on 19 March.
"We wish you both well and
if one of you wins we will have a parade on the square to celebrate the
"You must show others that
there is no contradiction between beauty and brains. That is why you should continue
with your academic achievements as well,” he said.
Mngonyama is a BA student
majoring in Psychology and Sociology and Oosthuizen is a BA student in Media
Communication and Culture.
Both ladies enjoyed meeting our first citizen with Mngonyama
saying she was worried that she might swallow her words as it is a great
privilege to meet the Mayor.
Oosthuizen described the experience as a nice opportunity to
touch base and appreciated the encouraging words and positive feedback from the
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