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US Poll: Dabiri-Erewa Hails Victory of Another Nigerian-American, Esther Agbaje for Winning Minnesota Reps Ticket

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has rejoiced with another Nigerian-American, Esther Agbaje who becomes the first Nigerian-American in the Minnesota legislature.

In the congratulatory message, the NIDCOM boss was excited that more Nigerians are showing their interest in impacting good governance in their countries of residence.

She said the election of Ms Esther Agbaje in the Minnesota House of Representatives is a testimony that Nigerians are capable of being trusted with position of authority.

As a three-term lawmaker in the House of Representatives (2003 to 2015), Dabiri Erewa wished her continued and unparalleled success.

According to a statement signed by the Head, Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit of NiDCOM, Abuja, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Miss Esther Agbaje, 35, who contested to represent District 59B in the Minnesota House of Representatives on the platform of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, an affiliate of the US Democratic Party, is a Nigerian-born American.

Agbaje’s victory makes her the first Nigerian-American in the Minnesota legislature.

It is expected that more Nigerians will win their polls in the ongoing national elections in the United States.

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