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Nigerian lady breaks 150-old jinx, emerges 1st black MLA elected to Manitoba Legislature


No black person had ever been elected to the Manitoba Legislature in the 150-year history of the province, until Nigerian psychiatric nurse, Uzoma Asagwara, broke the jinx on Tuesday in Canada.
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She won the Union Station seat for the NDP. The first-generation Canadian whose parents are Nigerian, is a longtime community activist in Winnipeg’s core.

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Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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