Another Nigerian Woman, Victoria Obaze Sworn In Mayor Of London Borough In UK [Photos]

May 16, 2019
144 Views

Mrs. Victoria Obaze, a Nigerian from Imo State made history on Wednesday after she was sworn into office as the first black female Civic Mayor of London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Obaze’s inauguration on Wednesday is the latest in turn of events that have seen Nigerians emerge as mayors in their area councils of residence in the UK.

KanyiDaily recalled that Mr. Ernest Ezeajughi, and Mrs. Kate Anolue, both from Anambra State, were recently sworn into office as Mayors of London Borough of Brent and Enfield, respectively.

Obaze, who contested three previous councillorship elections in 2010, 2014 as well as 2016 and failed, eventually succeeded in an election conducted on May 5, 2018 in Whitechapel Ward.

She later became the Council’s Deputy Speaker following her nomination by her Councillor Colleagues from where she took over the mantle as Mayor of London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

You may be interested

Expert lauds Buhari for early presentation of 2022 Budget proposal to NASS
News
7 views
News
7 views

Expert lauds Buhari for early presentation of 2022 Budget proposal to NASS

Webby - October 11, 2021

Spread the loveA development economist, Dr. Chiwuike Uba, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the early presentation of the 2022…

NAFDAC warns against consumption, distribution of US infant formulas
Health
3 views
Health
3 views

NAFDAC warns against consumption, distribution of US infant formulas

Webby - October 11, 2021

Spread the loveThe National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians to stop consuming and…

News
3 views

Okechukwu pushes for APGA-APC merger

Webby - October 11, 2021

A founding member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr.…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.