Gazini Ganados confirmed that the Binibining Pilipinas Charities has allowed her to crown her successor in the upcoming Miss Universe Philippines pageant, which will be held in Baguio City on October 25.
It can be recalled that the Miss Universe franchise in the country is now with the newly established Miss Universe Philippines organization, which is led by Shamcey Supsup.
“I thank the Binibining Pilipinas Charities for allowing me to relinquish the Miss Universe Philippines crown to my successor. It has been an experience of a lifetime," Gazini remarked in an interview with ABS-CBN News.
She added, "My journey is about to come full circle, and being able to pass on the legacy personally is the final chapter I will forever cherish."
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The Miss Universe Philippines Organization stressed that they are committed in carrying out the protocols and guidelines set by Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases as they stage the pageant in Baguio City.
"We are grateful to the Baguio City government, especially to Mayor Benjamin Magalong, for allowing us to film the preliminary interview, national costume, swimsuit, evening gown, and grand finale that will crown the first Miss Universe Philippines at the Baguio Country Club on October 25, 2020," the organization said in a statement.
"We have consistently coordinated with Baguio City officials to ensure that we follow their rigorous protocols in order to preserve its status as a COVID-free city,” the statement added.
The pageant will be available for livestreaming on KTX.ph.