Nigerian UK -Born,Fiona Onasanya Removed From Office As Member Of The British Parliament

Date: 02-05-2019 12:08 pm (2 years ago) | Author: kaygee
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Nigerian UK -born Fiona Onasanya has been removed from office as a member of the British parliament through a recall petition. Onasanya was sacked as a representative of Peterborough after her conviction over over-speeding offense which she lied about. BBC reports that the 35-year-old former member of the parliament who was jailed for the speeding offense was ousted out after 19,261 constituents Peterborough City had signed the petition against her presence in the parliament



However, speaking on the matter, the Peterborough City Council said Onasanya will be allowed to stand for re-election. the number of residents in Peterborough City – a threshold required to remove Onasanya was 10%. Confirming the success of the recall petition, speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, said Onasanya was no longer a member of the for Peterborough City and that her seat is currently vacant.

Bercow said: “Fiona Onasanya is no longer the member for Peterborough and the seat is accordingly vacant.” “She can therefore no longer participate in any parliamentary proceedings as a member of parliament,” Bercow said.



Meanwhile, it was previously reported that Onasanya was sent to jail for three months, becoming the first sitting politician in nearly 30 years to be jailed after she lied to police when she was issued with a speeding ticket by police.  She was reportedly expelled from her party, the Labour Party, after being convicted of perverting the course of justice.


Posted: at 2-05-2019 12:08 PM (2 years ago) | Gistmaniac
- WhenYouThinkAboutIt at 2-05-2019 01:05 PM (2 years ago)
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it is the right thing to do, a person with an official position like her, should respects the laws, just like everyone else, unlike Nigeria, where they break the laws and may attack ordinary citizens.
I admire such countries, where the rules are followed and they have order.
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- FloxyB at 2-05-2019 10:45 PM (2 years ago)
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How could a speed ticket remove her from office? This racism boo. A black woman in the parliament in Oyibo country is a big issue among whites.
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