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MLA Uzoma Asagwara, Union Station

Father, we thank You for the strength that You have given to Uzoma Asagwara. Continue to give them vision, direction, and steps necessary to move our province forward. Help them to be sincere, and be filled with integrity, bigheartedness and courteous in their actions and manners. Bless them, Lord God, for Your service first and foremost then to the people of this province. In Christ’s name, 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 they are 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.