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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