Master Gideon Samuel, a student of Government Junior Secondary School (JSS), Pasali in Abuja has emerged the overall winner of the 8th Korean-Nigerian Drawing Competition. Samuel, a Junior Secondary II student was awarded the Golden prize of a Samsung Notebook (laptop) at the Korean Cultural Centre (KCC) on Tuesday in Abuja. His painting titled “Passion Connected” was adjudged the best out of 150 paintings submitted by students from 30 JSS across the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).


Gideon Samuel’s painting “Passion Connected”

Speaking earlier, the Director of the Korean cultural Centre, Mr Han Sungrae said the competition was initiated in 2010 was aimed at improving drawing skills and creative ability among JSS students in the FCT.
“This competition is to help boost creativity and help the children to know the history of their country and Korean through drawing and painting.
“This year’s competition was centre on the Summer Olympic that is coming up in Korean in February, 2018; this will happen after 30 years of such Olympic; it was last held in Korea 1988.

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