US 2020 Elections List of Nigerians who have won
US 2020 Elections List of Nigerians who have won various positions in the November 3 general elections.
Nine Nigerian- Americans contested in the US 2020 elections but only three have emerged winners currently
Below is the result of US 2020 Elections: List of Nigerians who have won
Ms Agbaje contested to represent District 59B in the Minnesota House of Representatives on the platform of the Democratic Party and has won with 17,396 votes.
Born to Nigerian parents, the 35-year-old Havard law graduate became the first Nigerian-American to be elected to the Minnesota legislature after she beat Republican Alan Shilepsky and Green Party candidate Lisa Neal-Delgado
She took to Twitter to announce her victory on Wednesday.
Nnamdi Chukwuocha won re-election as a member of Delaware House of Representatives from District 1
He was first elected in 2018 and as a Democrat with no opponent he won 100 percent.
Mr Chukwuocha has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in social work from Delaware State University
He is part of the spoken word duo “Twin Poets” which was appointed as the State of Delaware 17th Poets Laureate
3. Oye Owolewa
Lastly, Nigerian-American, Oye Owolewa, was elected as a shadow member of the House of Representatives from the District of Columbia
He defeated Joyce Robinson-Paul, who scored 18,600 votes, and Sohaer Syed who had 15,372 votes with 164,026 votes as a Democrat
Mr Owolewa from Oyo state holds a PhD in Pharmacy from the Northeastern University, Boston
Sharing this news of his victory on social media he said:
Good morning. Looks like we did it! I want to thank everyone, from family and close friends to DC residents.
“Because of your contributions and sacrifices, I stand before you as America’s first Nigerian-American congressman.
He is the first Nigerian-American to win the position in the United States of America as the elections are still ongoing in the country
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