A Nigerian-Canadian Uzoma Asagwara has made history by being elected a Member of Legislative Assembly, MLA, in Manitoba, Canada for the New Democratic Party.
Asagwara, 39, was one of three black people in the 150-year history of the Manitoba legislative house.
She has been working within her community as a psychiatric nurse and for long has been a community activist in Winnipeg.
Uzoma said she is grateful to everyone, who has supported them long before the election.
The Nigerian-Canadian is not only a politician and activist, she is also an athlete