The 2018 winner of Ghana’s Next Super Model event, Grace Ama Mensimah Amponsah who went missing a day after arriving in Paris where she had been billed to feature at 4 major shows in Monaco and the just concluded Cannes Film Festival and then a follow up meeting with the worlds leading modeling agency Elite Models, in Paris is yet to be found.
Grace was on a roller-coaster, after winning Ghana’s Next Super Model on the 28th December 2018, plans for 2019 has been been rolled out, she was to walk for fashion shows in Paris, Milan, New York, London, Amsterdam and Istanbul as part of her contract with Ghana’s Next Super Model.
She had already done shows in Nigeria,Ghana and Amsterdam with world class designers Diana Pinto,Smocky world and Kingsley Ushie.
Grace has already been flown to Portugal and Amsterdam to participate in the Internatonal Fashion weeks and the current trip was to solidify her status with modelling agencies in all the major fashion capitals.
The GNSM organization now fears that her actions may limit support of such agencies and the foreign embassies supporting models abroad. GNSM will release its official statement soon.
She had stepped out of their rented apartment to buy water and Fruit Juice, only for others to discover she had disappeared along with her passport.
After Grace’ disappearance management contacted the Paris police out of concern for the safety of their young 17 year model and saw her on CCTV as she ran away. Further investigation discovered that the plot to vanish in Paris was a scheme conceived by her family and planned even before her departure from Ghana.
The plan was assisted by a Sarah Essien (Her Mother) who provided Grace the information on how to escape and link with family members already in France.