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US Election:Dabiri-Erewa Hails Victory Of Esther Agbaje, A Nigerian-American, For Winning Minnesota Reps Ticket

Esther Agbaje

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.

NIDCOM in a statement issued by its Head, Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, said Dabiri-Erewa according to her congratulatory message 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  wishes her continued and unparalleled success

Ms 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 US.” She said.

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