- Iba Gani Adams has congratulated Adeoye Owolewa, Esther Agbaje and Nnamdi Chukwuocha for winning elections in the United States
- The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland says the victory at the poll is a true reflection of their commitment and hard work
- Adams called on Nigerians living abroad to participate in politics and seek elective positions
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has congratulated the three Nigerians who won elections in the United States.
Recall that Adeoye Owolewa, Esther Agbaje and Nnamdi Chukwuocha were victorious in the US general election of Tuesday, November 3.
In a statement by his special assistant on media, Kehinde Aderemi, Adams called on Nigerians in the diaspora to run for elective positions.
He said the three Nigerians that have made the country proud have what it takes to make great impacts in their respective positions.
The statement read:
"I am happy that you have made us proud. By emerging victorious in the various elective positions. You have all demonstrated the qualities of being great ambassadors of both Yoruba and Igbo descents, and Nigeria in particular."
According to him, their election reflects how committed, hardworking and determined they are in their service to humanity.
Adams assured the three politicians of his best wishes and support on the task before them.
The statement added:
"The task ahead is, no doubt, daunting but in as much as I believe strongly in your courage, experience, and other outstanding qualities, I wish you all well in all your future endeavours."
In similar news, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti congratulated an indigene of the state, Esther Agbaje, who was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives.
Agbaje will be representing District 59B in the House. It should be noted that she contested on the platform of the Democratic-Farmer-Labour Party.
The young politician and two other Nigerians coasted home to victory in the United States general election of Tuesday, November 3.