Nigerian-born Lawyer, Kelechi Madu appointed as Justice Minister and Solicitor-General of Alberta, Canada! Pictures👇
A Nigerian-born legal practitioner, Kelechi Madu (Kaycee Madu) has just been appointed as Minister of Justice and Solicitor-General of Alberta, Canada.
Kelechi Madu was elected into the Legislative Council of Alberta in 2019 representing Edmonton-South West district. He was also sworn-in as Municipal Affairs Minister that same year.
While speaking on.his latest appointment, Premier of Alberta, Jason Kenney said his appointment makes a strong indication especially in a time when Albertans have become more sensitive than ever to racial matters.
He also said;
“He (Madu) is a man who has experienced racial prejudice firsthand and can bring that sensitivity to this important role,” Kenney said. “I’m excited to have him in that position.”
According to the Premier, he is the first Black Canadian to occupy either provincial or federal justice positions of the justice minister, attorney general or solicitor general.
He obtained his Law degree from the University of Lagos in 2001 before relocating with his family subsequently.
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