Thank you, Heavenly Father, for the opportunity to bless and pray for Hon. Uzoma Asagwara. As they serve in this ministerial role, may they be keenly aware of your presence in their life to strengthen, to guide, and to heal. Bless and keep their loved ones in safety. In Jesus’ name we pray, Amen.
Uzoma Asagwara was first elected as the MLA for Union Station in 2019, when they became the first non-binary MLA in the Manitoba legislature and one of the first black MLAs elected in Manitoba’s history. They served as the official opposition critic for health and as an MLA, passed a bill to recognize Somali Heritage Week. Before becoming an MLA, Asagwara was a psychiatric nurse, addictions specialist and community advocate. They are also a former basketball player with the University of Winnipeg and the Canadian National Basketball team.