SPECIAL THANKS - We say a big thank you to everyone that made the 6th Annual Miss Africa Tri State a HUGE SUCCESS!

Special thanks to the Director of Cote d'Ivoire Economic Office in US, Mexico and Canada, Hon. Inza Camara, The Embassy of cote d ivoire in the United States of America - Director of communication and international affairs; Hon. Mamadou kone, all the various countries delegates that were represented from Kenya, Mali, Gambia, Liberia, Nigeria, Guinea, and Ivory Coast, The City of Newark, NIDO NJ, a big thank you to our Adviser: Marie Claudine Mukamabano.

To all our sponsors and partners, we say thank you for trusting us with your brand. To our platinum sponsor Money Gram thank you!

Thank you to our esteemed judges for doing an awesome job. Another special thank you for our entertaining and wonderful host and hostess of the night.

Congratulations to ALL the contestants. It takes alot of guts to participate in any competition especially in front of strangers. MATS team is proud of you. Congratulations to Miss Africa Tri State 2016 Ramatou Barry of Guinea, 1st Runner up Nene Gamby of Mali, 2nd Runner up Noreen Albani of Kenya, Miss Africa Tri State Ambassador Chiazoka Onyegwara of Nigeria, and People Princess Makoya Jabateh of Liberia.

Thank you to Miss Africa Tri State 2015 Queen Lyka Soumah for a drama free, babysitting free, but a wonderful year filled with good initiatives that has moved the organization forward. Thank you to Miss Africa Tri State 2015 Princess Cynthia Igbinosa for the hard work and good initiatives throughout her reign. You are both loved!

Our mission is to make a difference in the lives of the next generation through mentoring and empowering them with necessary resources to impact the world around them. Thanks for supporting us, we are grateful. See you next year !!!! - CEO Olamide Davies Talabi