Seven candidates of Nigerian heritage have been elected into the United Kingdom parliament in the election held on Thursday.
Chuka Umunna representing Streatham.
Bim Afolami, Hitchin and Harpenden.
Fiona Onasanya, Peterborough.
Chi Onwurah, Newcastle.
Kate Osamor, Edmonton.
Kemi Badenoch, Saffron Walden and
Helen Grant, Maidstone and The Weald.
A UK-based Human Capital Development Strategist, Dayo Olomu congratulated the winners in a Facebook post on Friday.