UNIBEN student makes sculpture of Aisha Yesufu


A student of the University of Benin, Ekehuan campus, Emmanuel Omoregie, has wowed many with his recent artwork which is a statue of activist Aisha Yesufu.

Omoregie disclosed that the sculpture was part of the requirements for the award of B.A Fine and Applied Arts.
According to Omoregie, he decided to make a sculpture in Aisha Yesufu’s form to appreciate her roles in contemporary activism in Nigeria.

“I thank the Lord, for this. I am Omoregie Emmanuel. As part of the requirements for the award of B.A Fine and Applied Arts, I made a stylised figure of Aisha Yesufu to appreciate her roles towards contemporary activism in Nigeria,” he captioned the photos.

The artwork was inspired by an iconic photo of Aisha Yesufu which was taken during the #EndSARS protest of October 2020.


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