- Austin Chenge has decided to join the governorship race in Michigan, United States
- The 34-year-old man from Benue state in Nigeria has made significant impacts in the United States and Africa
- Chenge is known for designing the Wazobia tricycle to improve the lives of peasant farmers all over Africa
A Nigerian man identified as Austin Chenge is running for the next governor of Michigan, United States.
The native of Benue state has called on well-wishers to pray for him as the gubernatorial race begins.
Chenge, who took to his Twitter page to make the call, said he would be addressing Michigan natives and residents in a video broadcast.
Legit.ng gathers that the 34-year-old law graduate is running under the Republican Party.
Chenge, who designed the tricycle known as “Wazobia tricycle” to improve the lives of peasant farmers all over Africa, has been serving with the United States military as a specialist since 2018.
Nigerians in the diaspora have been making significant impacts in their host countries and this has shown that the West African country is a land of great men and women.
In similar news, a Nigerian-born American, Yinka Faleti is vying for the position of Missouri secretary of state in the USA. He is of the Democratic Party.
Faleti, who was born in Lagos relocated to the United States with his parents for greener pastures when he was seven years old.
As new immigrants, the Faleti family had it tough fending for themselves and had to change address often.
Succour came for Yinka through education as he graduated as a valedictorian of his junior high school in Florida.
He later graduated from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science.