How 54-Yrs Old Nigerian Born British, Chinyelu Susan Becomes Member Of Parliament For Newcastle

Date: 18-12-2019 7:54 am (1 year ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
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54-year-old British Nigerian Chinyelu Susan Onwurah was sworn in as Member of Parliament for Newcastle Central on Tuesday.

Onwurah who became Newcastle’s first black MP in 2010 and re-elected in 2019, took to her official Twitter handle to thank the people of Newcastle Central and vowed to represent them.

Onwurah Wrote:
“Today I was sworn in as Member of Parliament for Newcastle Central. It is an honour & a privilege to represent you, the people of Newcastle Central. However, you voted I am your voice in Parliament & will do all I can to help you.”

Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa also sent a congratulatory message to Onwurah, she wrote: “Hearty congrats and best wishes.”

Chinyelu Susan Onwurah’s early life:

Onwurah’s mother was from Newcastle. Her father, from Nigeria, was working as a dentist while he studied at Newcastle University Medical School when they met and married in the 1950s.

Onwurah was born in Wallsend, Northumberland, her family moved to Awka, Nigeria, in 1965 while she was still a baby. Just two years later the Biafra War broke out, forcing her mother to bring the children back to Tyneside, while her father stayed there in the Biafran army.

Onwurah graduated from Imperial College London in 1987 with a degree in Electrical Engineering and was elected to Parliament in 2010 with a majority of 7,466.

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Congratulations to her once again  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
Posted: at 18-12-2019 11:13 AM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
- Cominion at 18-12-2019 06:21 PM (1 year ago)
If na bad news u will now referred her as one Igbo woman, Now it is good news u are now referring her as a Nigerian woman, Poster God dey watch u no reason am.
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