Inna Mariam PattyAge: 22
Inna was born in lagos, nigeria and grew up in Ghana, formerly known as the Gold Coast, it has tropical weather, a rich heritage and an interesting kaleidoscope of cultural attractions. She is currently studying for a bachelor of science degree in administration, after which she will take a year off to honour an invitation to do an attachment in a law firm in ghana, then enrol in law school as it is her ambition to be a corporate lawyer. Inna is also her country's ‘tourism ambassador’, she championed the introduction of paragliding and hang gliding in ghana and africa at large, she is also interested in the fashion industry and would be more than happy to land a modelling contract. Other interests include: listening to r & b and soul, orating, and looking after her pet dog called snoopy and her adopted crocodile, frank. Her motto is “whoever much is given, from him much will be expected”.
How would you describe yourself in three words?
Confident, gregarious, inventive
Do you have a special or unusual talent? (what is it?)
Where would you most like to visit in the world and why?
Liberia, as I would love to be part of the rebuilding process
What is the best thing about your country?
The amazing and unbeatable warmth of my people.
What is your favourite…..
Film: 'John Q' starring academy award winner Denzel Washington
Singer/band: Luther Vandross
Book: 'Things That Fall Apart' by Chinua Achebe
If you were granted one wish, what would it be?
To be crowned miss world 2005 which will help me promote equal rights for every child’s development in the world.
If you were stuck on a desert island with one other person (famous or not whom would you choose?
Bill cosby. He would help me see the lighter side of our misfortune, which would motivate me in surviving the odds.
What is your message to all the other miss world contestants?
We are all winners but at the end of the day only one of us will emerge the queen. Let’s all support each other and let this experience enrich our lives to enable us make a difference in our respective countries.