Kojo Asamoa-Caesar: Meet the first-ever Ghanaian-American to run for US Congress

Kojo Asamoa-Caesar: Meet the first-ever Ghanaian-American to run for US Congress

- US Democrat, Kojo Asamoah-Caesar, has become the first-ever Ghanaian-American to be nominated for the US Congress

- He polled 34, 380 votes to clinch the win on June 30, 2020, in the recent American primaries

- Kojo Asamoah-Caesar also made history as the first-generation American, first-ever Black person to win nomination, among others

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Ghanaian-American, Kojo Asamoah-Caesar, has imprinted his name in the sands of time after being nominated for the US Congress.

The young US Democrat made history as the first-ever Ghanaian-American to attain this feat following the recent American primaries.

Asamoah-Caesar clinched the win with 34, 380 votes to make history on June 30, 2020.

New York Times reports that Asamoah-Caesar polled 34, 380 votes which represented a total vote cast of 63.6%.

Asamoah-Caesar also made history as the first-generation American, first-ever Black person to win nomination, first-ever resident of North Tulsa, and the youngest ever Democratic nominee to run for U.S. Congress.

Kojo Asamoa-Caesar: Meet the first-ever Ghanaian-American to run for US Congress

Photo credit: Kojo Asamoah-Caesar/Instagram
Source: Instagram

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Speaking about his decision to run for office, Asamoah-Caesar indicated that he was running to proffer solutions that are relevant to the current problems the country faces.

“I am running to champion solutions that meet the urgency of our problems,’’ myjoyonline.com quotes him as saying.

Asamoah-Caesar reiterated that his achievement wouldn’t have been possible a century ago.

''But today...change is possible and change is coming.’’

Following his win, Asamoah-Caesar proudly took to his Instagram handle to note that he will continue to drive change and invest in growth for his district and the Black community he represents in Oklahoma.

In another story, jaw-dropping wedding images of a Ghanaian couple, Ruddy Akuffo and her hubby, are continuing to give online enthusiasts a sophisticated romantic feel of their recent nuptials. Ruddy and her hubby simply looked quintessential!

The adorable couple recently tied the knot in a romantic ceremony and spectacular images from the romantic ceremony have been shared on social media.

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