Adeoye Owolewa: Nigerian man wins election to US Congress

Adeoye Owolewa: Nigerian man wins election to US Congress

- Nigerians in the diaspora are making the country proud and one of them is Adeoye Owolewa who has just been elected to the United States Congress

- Owolewa, who ran under the umbrella of the Democratic Party, will be representing Washington DC in the House of Representatives

- The 31-year-old man made history as the first Nigerian to be elected to the United States Congress

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A Nigerian living in the United States identified as Adeoye Owolewa has been elected to the country's Congress, becoming the first to do so.

The 31-year-old politician ran on the platform of the Democratic Party to represent Washington DC in the House of Representatives.

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After the news of his victory was shared by @APCUKingdom, Nigerians took to the comment section to congratulate their own.

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A tweep with the Twitter handle @Olabanjiu1 wrote:

"Congratulations to Oye and to the entire Nigerians at home and diaspora."

@olubenx10 commented:

"Congratulations to him."

Below are other congratulatory messages:

Nigerians in the diaspora have been making the country proud with their success and participation in politics.

Big win as Adeoye Owolewa becomes 1st Nigerian to be elected to US Congress

Adeoye Owolewa becomes the first Nigerian to be elected to Congress. Photo credit: Lumen Learning, @AdeoyeOwolewa/Twitter
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YEN.com.gh previously reported that a Nigerian man identified as Austin Chenge was running for the next governor of Michigan, United States.

The native of Benue state called on well-wishers to pray for him as he entered the gubernatorial race.

Chenge, who took to his Twitter page to make the call, said he would be addressing Michigan natives and residents in a video broadcast.

In similar news, as the results of the United States presidential election are being collated, President Donald Trump's press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, has gone spiritual with Sinach's hit song, Way Maker.

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Sinach is an award-winning Nigerian gospel artist whose hit song has been translated to over 50 languages and covered by many artists globally.

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Source: Yen

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