Eleven-year-old Nigerian artist, Waris Kareem, has emerged the recipient of the Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation 22nd Fervent Global Love of Lives Award for 2019.
NAN reports that the Representative of Taiwan in Nigeria, Amb. Vincent Yang, made this known in Lagos on Wednesday.
Yang noted that Kareem stood out among other 2,723 recommended candidates across the world.
He said that Waris Kareem, who had gained global recognition for his incredible drawings would meet the Taiwanese President, Tsai Ing-wen, among other laureates.
“Nigerian child Artist, Waris Olamilekan Kareem has gained global recognition for his incredible drawings.