Uriel finally becomes US citizen

Uriel finally becomes US citizen

Ex BBNaija housemate, Uriel Ngozi Oputa, has everything to rejoice as she becomes a British citizen on Wednesday, December 18.

In an Instagram post she shared on Wednesday, she said that because of a clause in the law she could not become the citizen of the country even though she was born there.

She said that though the citizenship process was very tough, she was able to weather it through and pass the exams.

“Although I was born here I was never entitled because my mother is Nigerian, one yeye law they passed bk then,” she said.

The 2017 BBNaija star said she was very grateful her mum never abandoned them back in Nigeria when their dad died but rather chose to fight through life in a foreign country.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Victoria Ibiwoye, the director of OneAfricanChild Foundation for Creative Learning, has been given a special award in the UK.

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According to the post on her LinkedIn page, she bagged the Princess Diana Legacy Award alongside 19 other young people changing the world in their own ways.

She thanked them for working with her to create a valuable team that ensures the education right of every child.

"I feel so honoured to receive the Princess Diana Legacy Award in London alongside 19 other incredible young game changers from across the world! Princess Diana was an icon who genuinely cared about young people. She chose to be fearless and as a result, she became timeless," she said.

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The Diana Award is set up in the memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, and is meant to reflect her belief in young people as world changers.

Apart from honouring young people who have contributed to their community, the award is meant to instil in them the sense to build capacity for progress.

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