9th November, 2022
Eight Nigerian-Americans have have emerged victorious in the United States mid-term elections in the House of Representatives.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, disclosed this on his Instagram page on Wednesday.
She said the Nigerians won their elections in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Washington DC and Minnesota last night, saying “A hearty congrats to them all #ProudlyNigerian.”
They are: Segun Adeyina, Gabe Okoye, Solomon Adesanya, Tish Naghise, Phil Olaleye ,Carol Kazeem, Oye Owolewa and Esther Agbaje.
“Congratulations to Segun Adeyina , Gabe Okoye ,Solomon Adesanya ,Tish Naghise,Phil Olaleye ,Carol Kazeem,Oye Owolewa and Esther Agbaje.
“Stand up for the Nigerian champions that won major seats in the just concluded elections in the United States,” Dabiri-Erewa said.
She disclosed that while Segun Adeyina won for Georgia State Representative in District 110, Gabe Okoye also won for Georgia State Representative in District 102.
“Others are: Solomon Adesanya, Georgia State Representative, District 43; Tish Naghise, Georgia State Representative District 68; Phil Olaleye, Georgia State Representative District 59; Carol Kazeem, Pennsylvania State Representative District 159; the duo of Dr. Oye Owolewa and Esther Agbaje.
“While Dr. Oye Owolewa got re-elected to the US House of Representatives (Shadow Representative) in Washington DC, Esther Agbaje won her seat for Minnesota State Representative in District 59B.
“Wishing them more wisdom and knowledge in the discharge of their duties. Congratulations to you all and keep making Nigerians proud, we love you and will keep celebrating you,” she stated.