While many took to social media to unravel their grievances on the President speech stating Nigerian youths are lazy and prefer… A professional makeup artist with the name Olayinka Olalekan Festus used his skill in makeup artistry to show his reaction on the derogatory statement.
Olayinka Olalekan Festus is a graduate of the prestigious Institution, Obafemi Awolowo University(OAU) with a Bachelor’s degree in English language. He started makeup professionally 4 years ago. When asked why he ventured into makeup art, his response was “I specialise in artistic makeup because I care so much about the communicative capability of art”. Notwithstanding he also has a profound skill in bridal makeup, engagement and special effects makeup.
He has numerous experiences to his career’s credit and was part of the invited makeup artist at Mr Ideal 2015, Lekki, Lagos. He emerged as the winner of the Next Rated Star competition, makeup category. He also won the OAU awards for best makeup artist 2016, to mention but a few. He has also been opportuned to work with different Nollywood start actors and celebrities in the music industry.
His dream is to use makeup to shape the world at large.
On the shoot, it is a sharp and conscious response to the derogatory remark made by the President stating the youths are lazy. Politics according to him is not his area of interest, however this blow was a hit on all, and as a result birth the photoshoot.
The shoot highlights the very essence of the entrepreneurial strength of the Nigerian youths. The canvas (the body) holds different writings of different skills. They are in different colors to highlight our socio diversity. Also, the words are in no particular arrangement, this indicates how we “hustle” in every direction.
The model is significant too. He is Timi Agbaje, a renowned MC, CEO, media man and entrepreneur. His own personal diversity also indicates how strong and diligent we are.
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