Guests and Macron were amazed at the unbelievable talent exhibited by one 11-year-old boy, Kareem Olamilekan, who painted the French President’s portrait on canvas in just 2 hours.
Macron was presented with the painting by the host of the event, Banky W, alongside Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Olamilekan was called onto the platform to meet the French President.
In a video, Macron shared on his Twiter page, he wrote; “Very touched. Congratulations to this young boy.”
The video showed him patting the boy on the back, as well as bumping head with the young lad, even as he whispered something to him.
See the video below:
Very touched, congratulations to this young boy! pic.twitter.com/hQd3ylxGnV
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) July 3, 2018
Unbelievably talented 11-year old Kazeem paints the President of France on a canvas in just 2 hours at the New Afrika Shrine yesterday. You should have seen the shock on the Macron’s face.#Art #Muse #PrideofLagos#AfrikaShrine #afrotourism #africa #culturepic.twitter.com/9Z0DDV25p7
— Afro Tourism (Flights & Tours) (@afrotourist) July 4, 2018