11-year-old Nigerian artist who painted French president's portrait for 2 hours receives world award

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11-year-old Nigerian artist who painted French president's portrait for 2 hours receives world award


Kareem Waris Olamilekan, an 11-year-old creative artist, has won the Taiwan's Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Education Foundation award - Olamilekan beat 2,723 others to get the prize which is the 22nd Fervenet Global Love of Lives Award.

The Nigerian lad will be attending charity event in Taipei and also the opportunity of meeting the country's president. 






He said Kareem gained global attention for his marvelous drawings, a uniqueness that made him the most preferred among thousands. 

The Taiwanese ambassador said the young lad will be attending charity events in the company of other winners at Taipei from Friday, September 20 to Saturday, September 28, where he will meet the country’s president. 

Yang also added that his office had already congratulated and hosted the young creative. It should be noted that Kareem first got the attention of global media when he did a very captivating portrait of Emmanuel Macron, the French president, during his visit. 



Source: Legit News

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