Barely two days after Jambo News Network platform highlighted on the journey of a young artist eager to meet his role model Mvita Member of Parliament Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir, the two finally met.
A happy Collins Idah, 22 and a finest Mombasa based drawing artist made a portrait of his role model the Mvita legislature and on Monday he met Mr. Nassir and handed him the portrait.
Idah who is currently practicing his art at the Swahilipot Hub has been for so long moved by the MP’s exemplary development record in Mvita Constituency.
The self-made drawing artist is satisfied in meeting his role model who promised him goodies including mentoring him and nurturing his talent to a further level.
[Mvita MP Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir. Photo/Abbas Omar].
Idah who did fine art at the Kenya Coast National Polytechnic formerly MTTI later dropped and concentrated more on YouTube where he pursued sketching.
“I vividly recall the day when Mr. Nassir visited us at Tononoka secondary school back in 2015 to bring us food stuffs and learning material, I saw a caring leader and since then he has remained at the bottom of my heart,” revealed an evident joyful Idah.
He is contented that he now has his role model and mentor closer than he could imagine.
[Mvita MP Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir (Left) with his mentee Collins Idah. Photo/Abbas Omar].
Though their top agenda of the meeting remain between the two, Nassir has promised to nurture the young man who according to him expressed strength of mind and focus.
“I love his work, the zeal and determination, I will support him,” revealed the Lawmaker.
He termed the talented young man as courageous and who want to achieve the best from his God-given talent, urging other youth in his constituency to emulate and positively use their talents so that they earn from them.
“I saw the blessed talent in him and I have promised him my hand until he achieves his dreams in life,” noted Nassir.