- The life of a schoolboy who made a beautiful portrait of Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello is set to change for the better
- This is as the governor upon coming across the portrait on social media invited the lad over and placed him on a lifetime scholarship
- Yahaya Bello's gesture which is aimed at appreciating the talent of the young lad has stirred reactions on social media
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A secondary schoolboy who drew a fine portrait of Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has a reason to smile as his talent has been rewarded handsomely.
Oluwa Mayowa, who schools in Lagos was invited over to the governor's office within two weeks of his artwork going viral.
In emerging photos shared by @goldmynetv on Instagram, Yahaya Bello appreciated the lad by placing him on a lifetime scholarship.
YEN.com.gh gathered that the governor was first impressed after stumbling upon the artwork on social media platform Instagram.
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It took him several nights to achieve the artwork
In an Instagram post on his handle dated December 23, 2021, the young lad shared a video capturing how he made the artwork.
He urged social media users to share the video until the governor sees it, a move that has become successful.
According to Mayowa, the artwork took him several nights to achieve.
Social media reacts
"Make Dey no later withdraw the scholarship cus naso dem Dey do."
"The beginning might be sweet."
"Election tactics, many brilliant less privileged students are in kogi state finding it difficult to go to school. He should focus on those ones."
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Sanwo-Olu meets artist who made funny-looking painting of him
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that Lagos State Governor Sanwo-Olu had finally met with the artist who made a funny-looking painting of him.
The governor had reacted to the artist's drawing of him on social media and asked him to come to his office to present the portrait.
In the photos online, the governor was spotted dressed in brown khaki trousers, a green shirt, and beret to match with a small yellow scarf around his neck.
Sanwo-Olu had a big smile on his face as he showed off the portrait to the people who sat before him. The artist was also spotted in the photos and he also seemed to be excited at the governor's reaction to his drawing.
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