• Nigerians doing the country proud in diaspora.

     

Seven candidates of Nigerian heritage have been elected into the United Kingdom parliament in the election held on Thursday.

The winners are:

Chuka Umunna – Streatham

Chuka Umunna

Bim Afolami – Hitchin and Harpenden

Bim Afolami

Fiona Onasanya – Peterborough

Fiona Onasanya

Chi Onwurah – Newcastle Central

Chi Onwurah

Kate Osamor – Edmonton

Kate Osamor

Kemi Badenoch – Saffron Walden

Kemi Badenoch

Helen Grant – Maidstone & The Weald

Helen Grant