GHOne TV presenter Berla Mundi has caused a stir on social media after sharing a throwback photo of her time as a contestant in the Miss Malaika beauty pageant. In the photo sighted by YEN.com.gh, Berla Mundi was performing the puberty rites, the ‘Otofo’ as the people of Ga call it. Adorned in a lot of beads, Berla had only a white piece of cloth around her chest and waist to cover her.
Sharing the photos, Berla wrote:”9 years ago!!!! When I was still hustling for a car. I performed the ‘Otofo’, which is a type of puberty rite performed by the Ga people of Ghana to initiate teenage girls into womanhood. #missmalaikaghana2010. Let’s rep our culture today. Where are you from and what’s your local name? I’m from the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. My local name is Korkor Larteley Addardey.”
The post from Berla got much attention from her followers.
@naa_ashorkor_ was surprised the photo was already nine years: “Wow it’s been 9 years ? Charley we’ve come far !!!!! Keep winning!!!!”
@gwen_addo appreciated Berla’s beauty from her younger days: “My goodness Berla!! You’ve always been such a beauty.”
@esther.addo.50702 was equally impressed: “Too much my sister and mentor.”
@riyah_abdul touched on the progress Berl a has made so far: “Wow all I see is progress.”
Meanwhile, actress and journalist Victoria Lebene has got social media talking after posting throwback photos on Instagram. In the first photo, the actress was seen wearing her Senior High School uniform as she captioned “I am a PROUD SEKCOSA Seckondi College 14 years Ago.”