Miss saHHara is a British Nigerian beauty queen, fashion model, singer/songwriter, and a human rights advocate. She is known for representing Nigeria in international beauty pageants to draw attention to the plights of LGBTQI+ people in Africa.
In 2011, She became the first Nigerian transgender woman to come out publicly on international press during the Miss International Queen beauty pageant in Pattaya, Thailand. On July 19, 2014, she was crowned the first ever Super Sireyna Worldwide in Manila, Philippines. After winning Super Sireyna Worldwide, she founded a global transgender awareness foundation called TransValid. She is also a vocal critic of the 14 years imprisonment law of LGBTQI+ people in Nigeria.
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A self described “fashion and beauty enthusiast”, her catwalk and print credentials ranges from fashion weeks to gracing covers of magazines internationally.
In her teenage years, she was locked up in a Nigerian prison cell because of her femininity. Being imprisoned encouraged her to leave Nigeria, if she could not have left, the other option was to finally succeed in ending her life. She remembered her experiences in this poignant piece she wrote for Gay Star News on Transgender Day of Remembrance on 20 November 2013, which was re-published by some online news outlets
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The claims by Miss SaHHara that she was forced to run for her because of persecution has been truncated by a guy who said they were school mates.
That guy is gay and twisted, better know it today! I bet the idiot possibly got tired of his torn anus and opted for the operation cos he always had stack of tissues in his rooms and was said to use them to cover up his asshole. That explains the stack of cheap body sprays and that awful smell around him