Eleven-year-old Nigerian hyper-realism artist, Kareem Waris Olamilekan, has emerged the recipient of the Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Academic Basis‘s “22nd Fervent Global Love of Lives Award”, beating 2,723 different really useful candidates on the planet.
The Consultant of Taiwan in Nigeria, Amb. Vincent Yang, made this identified in Lagos on Wednesday, in accordance to Punch.
He stated that Waris Kareem, who had gained world recognition for his unbelievable drawings, stood out amongst different 2,723 really useful candidates internationally and would meet the Taiwanese President, Tsai Ing-wen, amongst different laureates.
In accordance to him, Kareem will attend charity occasions with different laureates, scheduled to maintain in Taipei from Sept. 20 to Sept. 28, throughout which he’ll meet the Taiwanese President.
Yang stated that his workplace and the Head of Taipei Commerce Workplace in Nigeria had hosted and congratulated Kareem on his feat.
Waris Kareem gained world fame again in 2018 after he sketched a shocking portrait of French President, Emmanuel Macron, on the spot in simply two hours, through the President’s go to to Lagos. A feat which put him on the worldwide media.
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