Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Meet Maryiam Elisha, The Designer That Gave Her Client's Dress To Mercy Aigbe

Since the online saga between a bride who called out her designer for giving her second wedding dress to Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe began, many social media users have sought to know who the face behind the controversial fashion brand, RikaotobyMe is.
Here are a few more things to know about the face behind RikaotobyMe

According to findings, She founded the ‘Rikaoto by ME’ fashion brand in 2009, after she was crowned Miss Valentine in 2007.

Although she is from Kebbi state, she was born in Kano state to a now retired police officer father and a businesswoman mother.

The youngest of seven children, Maryiam had her primary and secondary school education in Kano state before relocating to Lagos state to study English Language at the University of Lagos.

After graduating from the university, she proceeded to the New Jersey Fashion School, in the United States to train for eight months in fashion designing.
Maryam was discovered by an agent while in secondary school, she learnt how to be a model and eventually worked as a model for close to eight years.

As a model, she became the first face of Airtel Nigeria (Zain), when it was Vmobile. She also modeled for other top brands like Delta Soap and Sterling Bank of Nigeria

In 2015, Miss Elisha and her fashion brand received public attention due to the success of pageant contestants she clothed and the awards they won.

She had a close shave with death in February 2017 when her Mercedes Benz G-Wagon worth 43 Million went up in flames. According to her, she stared at death in the face. “I saw death staring back at me.

Though she issued a statement, explaining what happened.

Social media isn't having her explanation, her victim also called her a liar and that her story don't add up.

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