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Nigerian Makes History By Being Elected Into Canadian Parliament



Nigerian born Uzoma Asagwara has been elected into the Canadian parliament by winning the Union Station seat for the NDP.

Speaking on this new feat Uzoma said that; “Being one of the first Black Members of the Legislative Assembly elected in Manitoba was “wonderful…incredible,” and a “sign that folks are really making sure that our elected officials reflect the communities they serve.”

She is also known as a queer woman who has consistently been a longtime community activist in Winnipeg, Canada in the legislature. Asagwara was one of three black people in the 150-year history of the Manitoba legislative house.

Here is what she said prior to the election in august:

Source: Naija News

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