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MLA Uzoma Asagwara, Union Station

Father, thank You for the passion that Uzoma Asagwara brings in their job as Critic forHealth, Seniors and Active Living. Bless them and guide them. Direct their heart to be just and fair. Give them supernatural wisdom and grace as they do their work. May Your hand of blessing rest on them. In the name of Jesus. 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.