US elections: Nigerian artist paints stunning portrait of Donald Trump in agbada

US elections: Nigerian artist paints stunning portrait of Donald Trump in agbada

- Peter Udoakang is an artist who painted a portrait of President Donald Trump because he wanted to bring him closer to the people of Nigeria

- The 23-year-old Nigerian man says Trump's approach to governing appeals to the people of this country

- In the portrait, Trump was decked in gold-trimmed red agbada and the piece of art was hung on a wall in a Lagos restaurant

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A Nigerian artiste identified as Peter Udoakang has made a portrait of President Donald Trump in agbada, a flowing robe worn by Yoruba men.

The portrait of the United States president and candidate of the Republican Party in the presidential election was hung on a wall in a posh eatery in Lagos state, Reuters reports.

YEN.com.gh notes that the 23-year-old artist said he painted President Trump to bring him closer to Nigerians.

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President Donald Trump is running for re-election on the platform of the Republican Party. Photo credit: Reuters
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Udoakang said President Trump’s “radical” approach to governing appealed to Nigerians, who are used to working hard in a tough economy to survive.

Apart from Udoakang who spoke highly of the US president, a driver identified as Michael Onyeonoro said Nigeria needs a leader like President Trump.

He said:

“If we have a person like Trump...Nigeria will be a better place to stay. There will be no need of going outside the country.”

In similar news, as the results of the United States presidential election are being collated, President Donald Trump's press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, has gone spiritual with Sinach's hit song, Way Maker.

Sinach is an award-winning Nigerian gospel artist whose hit song has been translated to over 50 languages and covered by many artists globally.

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Source: Yen

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