Showcasing amazing talents is our number one goal, because we want more youths to come up with unique ideas, and be determined to develop them into success,hence our reason for celebrating Fatai Azeez,a young Nigerian makeup and gele tieing expert, who just got featured on BBC pidgin news.
Fatai’s amazing skill got both Nigerians and foreigners talking on the internet few weeks back, after Nollywood actress, Adunni Ade celebrated him on her page.
Fatai Azeez a 13 years old who wasn’t born with silver spoon but very hardworking, is the third child of his parents,Mr Idowu Azeez and Mrs Bukola Azeez. He has kept everyone in awe with the level of professionalism and creativity displayed in his make up and gele tieing service.
He realized his talent at a very young age and decided to take the bold step into utilizing it by continuous practice, using his younger sister as his muse. He continues on, steadily building his skill until his mother, realizing his talent decided to let him have professional training.
Having watched him at work, one continues to be bedazzled at how the gele seems to take life and form on his hands, shocking everyone even more as he is just in J.S.S 2!!.
Adunni Ade met Fatai at a wedding she attended in September and posted a video on her Instagram page of the wonder child that she had seen. Completely amazed at seeing him tie 6 geles in her presence, she exclaimed ” he is not just good, he’s fast too”!!
To support his dream, Fatai recently got featured on BBC Pidgin news where he spoke about his skills.
The zeal and hardwork of young Fatai further reveals that the future belongs to those who believe in realising their dreams. We hope to hear greater things about him as he continues setting the pace for his generation.