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Meet Emmanuel Okoro, the Nigerian Who Designed Theresa May’s Jacket, as He Earns Her Praise

It’s no news that British PM, Theresa May started her African trip, touching down first in South Africa before moving to the west African nation of Nigeria. During her visit to the talented African country, Nigerian she was made a custom local cloth by one of Nigeria’s leading brand, Emmy Kasbit. The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, couldn’t hide her joy as she expresses her delight at meeting the man who designed the jacket that she wore on her visit to Nigeria.

May paid an official visit to Nigeria on Wednesday.

Okoro, started his brand, Emmy Kasbit in 2013. He emerged as one of the top 5 finalists for Lagos Fashion & Design Week Fashion Focus 2017 and he has been showing his collections at the LFDW.

May shared a photo of meeting Emmanuel Okoro, the founder of Emmy Kasbit on her Instagram page. She captioned it: “I was delighted to meet @emmykasbit who designed the jacket I wore in #Nigeria #UKAfrica#MadeInNigeria”

The designer has been sharing photos of the Prime Minister on Instagram:

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