“Congratulations To This Young Boy” — Touched French President, Emmanuel Macron Says As 11-Year-Old Nigerian Draws Him On The Spot

11-Year-Old Nigerian Draws French President Emmanuel Macron

Kareem Olamilekan: 11-Year-Old Nigerian Draws French President Emmanuel Macron On The Spot

French President, Emmanuel Macron, was left emotional as an 11-year-old Nigerian identified as Kareem Olamilekan, drew a portrait of him during his visit to the ‘New Afrikan Shrine’ in Lagos.

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According to the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) the event was held to showcase and celebrate African culture. Banky W and Kenturah King played host.

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President Macron, praised and congratulated Kareem on his official presidential Twitter account. The 11-year-old managed to keep his cool despite the pressure of drawing the President of France in two hours.

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“Very touched, congratulations to this young boy!”

The visiting president emphasised on the importance of the shrine to the African culture. He said;

“The shrine is an iconic cultural hub. And I say with a lot of humility that I recognize the importance of African culture.”

 

 

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11-Year-Old Nigerian Draws French President Emmanuel Macron On The Spot Leaving Him Emotional

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