Ibrahim Abdi Mahd a student of Clinical Medicine of Kampala International University in Tanzania (KIUT) out of 20 participants from five institutions in Tanzania, emerged as the winner of University male top model of the year 2017 cum Male photogenic 2017, and Ambassador of Club next door in an inter university fashion competition held at Club next door, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 15th December, 2017.

The event which was co-sponsored by Black wolf modeling agency, Zily media, Club next door, Atsoko, and Benson Wines, brought together students from five institutions in Tanzania namely Kampala International University in Tanzania (KIUT), University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Institute of Finance Management (IFM), Tanzania Institute of Accountancy (TIA) and Mzumbe University respectively.

A worthy point to note is that Abdi Mahd became the best awardee for the event as he won two out of five awards from three categories namely: Top model (male and female), Photogenic (male and female), and The peoples’ choice (unisex) awards respectively.

The judges that presided over the event were Martin Kadinda, a top designer and Sia Pius, a former Miss Tanzania. The event also showcased the styles of four other top designers amongst whom were 2k design, Neste fashion, Levra with Culture (a recent graduate of KIUT), and Angel stylist.

The event was also graced by the French Ambassador to Tanzania, who after the awards, gave scholarships to top models from the male and female categories, amongst whom was our very own Ibrahim Abdi Mahd, who emerged winner from the male category.

The management, staff and students of KIUT rejoice and congratulate Abdi Mahd on his recent award as he has also made the institution proud!

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