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MLA Uzoma Asagwara, Union Station

Lord, we are thankful for MLA Uzoma Asagwara. Give them clarity and discernment to make great decisions for the Union Station constituency. We are thankful that they are filled with compassion and a keen awareness of how to meet the needs of their constituency. May they continue to have favour and a good name with all people. Amen.

Uzoma Asagwara is a Nigerian-Canadian elected in 2019 as MLA for Union Station representing the New Democratic Party. Their election was a historical mark in the country, they are one of three black people in the 150-year history of the Manitoba legislative house. Asagwara has worked in Canada as a psychiatric nurse specializing in adult and youth mental health and addictions, and has been a community activist in Winnipeg. The Nigerian-Canadian is not only a politician and activist, but is also an athlete.  Asagwara was a member of the Canadian national women’s basketball and acts as a mentor for youth athletes in downtown Winnipeg. They are a grassroots community activist, educator, entrepreneur and mental health advocate and currently serve as a member of the Women’s Health Clinic board of directors.