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.

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Legit.ng notes that the 23-year-old artist said he painted President Trump to bring him closer to Nigerians.

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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.”

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