- The Nigerian High Commission in Canada is celebrating two Nigerians who recently got government positions in the country
- In two separate tweets, the high commission singled out Akolisa Ufodike and Kelechi Kaycee Madu and congratulated them
- While Akolisa was appointed the Deputy Minister of Trade, Madu was appointed as the Deputy Premier of Alberta
Two Nigerians have been appointed to key government positions in Canada.
Dr Akolisa Ufodike got appointed as the Deputy Minister of Trade, Immigration and Multiculturalism in Alberta.
Kelechi Kaycee Madu, on the other hand, became the Deputy Premier of Alberta and also the Minister of Skilled Trades and Professions.
In a tweet to celebrate Madu, the Nigerian High Commission in Canada said:
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"Until the new position, Nigerian- born Kaycee Madu served as the provincial minister of labour & immigration for Alberta since Feb. 2022."
In a separate tweet, the high commission said of Ufodike:
"He is an assistant professor in the School of Administration at the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University."
See the tweet below:
Reactions from Twitter users
Many people have congratulated the two people who are raising Nigeria's flag high in Canada.
See a few comments below:
"I say a resounding congratulations to Nigerian born citizens making inroad to Canadian political turf.."
"You should change your name to Nigeria in Canada, that's how they do it here, visit their campaign offices and political leaders during election, send monitors to their elections, don't behave inferiorly."
"Congratulations @KayceeMaduYEG. I wish you success as you continue to make impact in Alberta. See you at the top. I guess this is more work. Jisike!"
Nigerian lawyer buys law firm in Canada
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian lawyer who is based in Canada purchased a law firm where he worked as an articling student.
The lawyer, Charles Osuji, said he applied to several firms before he got an opportunity to intern at the firm of Mr Smith
He has since transformed the firm and built a new, beautiful office which he has proudly shown off on LinkedIn