SEE PHOTOS: Thrills, Glitters As Macron Dine, Wine At New Afrika Shrine

On Tuesday, French President, Emmanuel Macron visited the New Afrika Shrine in Lagos in company with the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode as part of Season of African Cultures 2020, a French celebration of Africa’s rich and diverse cultures.

Macron during his visit spent some time, dancing to Afrobeat tunes sung by Femi Kuti, the son of the Afrobeat originator, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

He also interacted with entertainers, like Banky W, Ramsey Nouah, Asa, and others, who showed up at the Shrine.
The French President was also presented with a portrait painted by an eleven-year-old boy, Kareem Olamilekan.

He drew Macron on the spot in two hours and Macron was impressed with the painting.


See photos from his visit below:

Tony Elumelu and Emmanuel Macron during his visit to Nigeria. Photo: Tony Elumelu/Instagram
Angelique Kidjo, Youssou N’dour, Yemi Alade, and Asa at New Afrika Shrine during Macron’s visit. Photo: Yemi Alade/Instagram

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) meets with a young boy who drew a portrait of him during a visit to the Afrika Shrine in Lagos on July 3, 2018.

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