Three Nigerians Wins Parliamentary Seats in UK

Chinyelu Onwurah, Nigerians Wins Parliamentary Seats

Three Nigerians Wins Parliamentary Seats in UK.

The 2019 elections in the United Kingdom had once again provided opportunities for some Nigerians to win some parliamentary seats, demonstrating political sagacity to sustain the democratic ethos in the country.

Those who won were women. They are: Chinyelu Onwurah and Florence Eshalomi of the Labour Party as well as Kemi Badenoch of the Conservatives. They would represent their various constituencies for the next five years or so.

Onwurah was declared winner of Newcastle Central with 21,568 votes to beat her Conservative opponent with 9,290 votes.


Eshalomi of Nigerian descent was elected as the new MP for Vauxhall.

Vauxhall had previously been held by Labour’s long-standing Kate Hoey.

Eshalomi, an Urhobo from Delta State, clinched the seat with 31,615 votes.


Prior to her winning the seat, she was a member of Lambeth and Southwark Assembly.

Eshalomi is the lead spokesperson for London Assembly Labour Group on Transport issues, and current Chair of London Assembly Transport Committee.


Badenoch retained her seat as MP representing Saffron Walden. She won the election with 39,714 votes to defeat her main opponent Liberal Democrat Hibbs who scored 12,120 votes.

Others who contested for the seat were Labour’s Tom van de Bilt and the Green Party’s Coby Wing who scored 8,305 and 2,947 votes respectively.

Badenoch was first elected in June this year where she became the first woman to represent the constituency.

● With agency reports

Three Nigerians Wins Parliamentary Seats in UK

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