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Bello gives life scholarship to artist

By Chinonso Ihekire
08 January 2022   |   2:55 am
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has gifted a Lagos-based secondary school student, identified as Mayowa, with a lifetime scholarship for drawing a portrait of him.

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has gifted a Lagos-based secondary school student, identified as Mayowa, with a lifetime scholarship for drawing a portrait of him.

Mayowa had on December 21 2021, drawn and uploaded the artwork, depicting Governor Bello in northern, southern, and eastern attire, to portray the governor as a man of unity.

The post made via the Instagram handle, @cridarts, had about 473 views. In the post, the young artist wrote, “I did a painting of Governor Yahaya Bello @officialgybkogi. Please guys, help me tag @officialgybkogi until he sees this.”

Receiving the artist in Abuja, on Wednesday, Bello said he was impressed with Mayowa’s creativity and talent.

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