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
“It is expected that more Nigerians will win their polls in the ongoing national elections in the US.” She said.