History was made last night, 17th of December 2021 when a hijab wearing model, Shatu Garko emerged the 44th queen of the competition during the coronation ceremony held amidst glitz and glamour.

In no particular order, Kemi Filani News takes a look at what people hardly know about the new record breaking Miss Nigeria.

The new queen is passionate about proving that religion and culture are not barriers to following one’s dreams and achieving whatever a person sets out to achieve.

Garko recently celebrated the rare feat of becoming the first hijab model to land a modelling job in Nigeria.She is a horse riding lover who represented the North West region of Nigeria during the pageant.

Before her victory, Garko was working on her eponymous clothing brand.A check on her Instagram page shows that she is principled and a decently dressed model who knows her to combine colours and has a keen eyes for colours

Her emergence as the 44th Miss Nigeria will further give young and alienated girls the guts to pursue their dreams, an indication that their dreams are valid.An instagram user, @Shakititi said: “She is beautiful too.I am sure she will make Nigeria proud in international pageants”.