Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Nigeria's Kaycee Madu Makes History:First African Elected Into Alberta (Canada) Provincial Legislature

United Conservative Party candidate Kacyee Madu has been declared the winner in Edmonton-South West in a close race against John Archer of the New Democrat Party with 62 of 64 polls reporting.

Mo Elsalhy of the Alberta Party was a distant third.

Madu, 45, a Nigerian immigrant graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Lagos. He migrated to Canada in 2005 with his wife who enrolled in postgraduate studies at the University of Alberta.

He is only UCP MLA in Edmonton.

Archer, 48, a former journalist moved to Alberta from Thunder Bay and worked as a reporter for CBC for over 22 years.

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Archer joined the Premier’s office communication team in 2015 and was Transport Minister Brian Mason’s press secretary.

62 of 64 polls reporting:

Kaycee Madu UCP 7,742

John Archer NDP 6,974

Mo Elsalhy AP 2,111

Marilyn Burns AAP 178

He is from Mbaise ,Imo State of Nigeria
Rigel Vincent GPA 108

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