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Nigerian artists draw inspiration from chaotic transport system

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Abstract artist, Michael Umodit is drawing symbols on an old minibus taxi popularly known in Lagos as ‘danfo’.

He uses a mix of patterns and words to highlight what many Nigerians would say is a chaotic but necessary form of transport in the city of 21 million people.

The 23-year-old says this project is inspired by frustration but is also a way to pay tribute to a symbol of Lagos’ diversity and pop culture.

“You know it is like a collection of people from different race, different occupation…
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