America’s Kevin Hart purchases artwork of Kaduna-based artist on Twitter

American comedian and actor, Kevin Hart, has purchased a pencil drawing of himself from Kaduna-based artist, Eli Waduba, on Twitter.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Hart, on Wednesday, also commissioned additional drawings for three of his unnamed celebrity friends.

Waduba, a hyperrealistic pencil artist, started a campaign to get Hart’s attention on Tuesday by posting the artwork on his Twitter handle @Ewaduba.

The post has since gathered over 13,000 retweets and 42,000 likes with fellow Nigerians posting the artwork on their social media pages to catch Hart’s attention.

He finally responded and offered the artist more work. He said, “I see it and I want to purchase it.