This year has been great for people of Nigerian descent in all fields, and on Tuesday, a few of them made political history when they were elected to important leadership positions in their respective states in the US Mid Term Elections.
Segun Adeyina, Gabe Okoye, Solomon Adesanya, Phil Olaleye, Carol Kazeem, Esther Agbaje and Adeoye “Oye” Owolewawere elected to state legislatures in Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota on Tuesday, November 8.
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In Georgia, Segun Adeyina, Gabe Okoye, Solomon Adesanya, and Phil Olaleye, all Democratic Party candidates, won their legislative seats as state representatives in their districts. Carol Kazeem, who is also a Democrat, ran for state representative in Pennsylvania, and Esther Agbaje got re-elected as a state representative in Minnesota.
Adeoye “Oye” Owolewa got re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (Shadow Representative) in Washington D.C.
This year’s mid term election will go a long way in determining who will control the United States Congress.
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Former President Trump is eagerly looking forward to a Republican controlled Congress, so that they can drop all the allegations against him, and he can easily contest and probably win the 2024 presidential election.
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