Nigerian-born woman elected into Canadian parliament

Nigerian-born Uzoma Asagwara has been elected into a Canadian legislative assembly as a lawmaker in Manitoba. Asagwara is a psychiatric nurse and community activist. She won the Union Station seat for the NDP in the election on Tuesday. That makes Asagwara the first Black, queer woman in the legislature. She also becomes one of three Black people to have been elected into the 150-year parliament. Another blackman Jamie Moses took the St. Vital seat and Audrey Gordon won Southdale for the Progressive Conservatives. ADVERTISEMENT Speaking on her victory, Asagwara said,…

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