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Four Nigerians who contested for parliament election in UK win (pics)

Chuka Umunna, Helen Grant, Kate Osamor and Chi Onwurah have all emerged victorious in their quest for a seat in the UK House of Parliament.

 
The 4 Nigerians who were contesting for seats in the United Kingdom (UK) parliament have won.
Chuka Umunna, Helen Grant and Chi Onwurah who were already Members of Parliament for Streatham, Maidstone and The Weald in Kent and Newcastle upon Tyne Central  respectively will be returning to the House of Commons.
All 4 won in a landslide victory; Umunna who is with the Labour Party won by a 53% margin, Grant who is a member of the Conservative Party won by a margin of 45% while Onwurah who is also a member of the Labour Party won by a 55% margin.
Kate Osamor, who is a member of the Labour Party also won the seat for Edmonton in North London in a landslide victory with 25,388 votes, beating closest rival Conservative Gonul Daniels, who gained 9,969 votes.

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chukka Umuna
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As UK decides today who will make up their next government, Obviously most of us never knew these Nigerians were contesting to become members of the UK parliament. well, I Wonder what the case would be if we were to have foreign nationals contest for any political post in Nigeria.
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Kate Osamor
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chi onwurah
Three of them are contesting on the platform of Labor party while one is contesting on the platform of the Tories flag. We wish them success as the forge ahead with their ambitions!

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