Four Nigerian-born Britons Elected Into UK Parliament

From top: Chi Onwurah, Chuka Umunna, Helen Grant, Kate Osamor

Four Nigerian-born Britons  were yesterday elected as members of the British Parliament.

Chuka Harrison Umunna, Helen Grant, Chi Onwurah and Kate Osamor have won seats in the British parliament to represent their constituencies.

Grant, a lawyer, born on September 1961, won her seat under the British Conservative Party. She is the current Member of Parliament for Maidstone and The Weald in Kent and the current Minister for Sport, Tourism & Equalities. She was first elected at the 2010 general election.

Umunna, the  Labour Party Shadow Business Secretary was re-elected to represent  Streatham. He is aged 36 and was first elected in 2010.


Onwurah  was re-elected  by her constituents in Newcastle upon Tyne Central  on the  ticket of the  Labour Party. She was  first elected in 2010 to replace Jim Cousins, who decided to step down .

Osamor is also of the Labour Party  and she is representing   Edmonton constituency in London. Ms Osamor, who has worked for the NHS for 15 years, is a trade union activist, a women’s charity trustee and a member of the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee

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