The event was held at Bespoke Centre , Lekki and according to Ayotunde Fabamwo,“2013 is the best line up we have had in years and we promise an electrifying show! The Mr Ideal Nigeria is committed to empowering young men, we are not selling a dream, we are building a future for the young men who are contesting in our pageant. We are confident that the new Mr Ideal Nigeria will benefit the country and will move us all a step closer toward building a greater Nigeria”
The crowd was hyped up and cheering and the contestants looked hot in their traditional, swim wear and evening wear. The crowd went wild every time the contestants came out but the cheering grew loudest when Mr. Lagos, Mr. Ekiti, Mr. Anambra, Mr Imo and Mr. Taraba took the stage. The crowd came to a fever pitch when the top six contestants – Kogi, Zamfara, Imo, Anambra , Kaduna and Ekiti– were called out onto the stage. Proud supporters screamed for their contestants of choice but it was unanimously agreed that Mr. Imo deserved the crown. Mr Anambra, Swanki, came in 6th place, Mr. Ekiti, Ola Rotibi in 5th place as Mr Ideal Nigeria – West Africa, Mr. Kaduna, Nuhu Haruna, in 4th place as Mr. Ideal NIgeria – Globe to represent Nigeria at Mr Ecowas , Mr Zamfara, Fortune Obiora,came in 3rd place as Mr Ideal Nigeria – Tourism and 2nd place went to Kogi Dayo Iferiola with title Mr Ideal Nigeria – Earth. Other contestants that won various awards like Mr Picture Perfect – Abuja, Mr. Body Perfect – Mr. Kano, Mr Culture NIgeria – Rivers. Mr. Imo won the most coveted crown would be representing Nigeria at Mr Africa International and is also the face of the watchlocker wristwatch brand in Nigeria. it was truly amazing.