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22-year-old Nigerian, Steve Ezeonu, wins city council election in Texas, NIDCOM celebrates


22 year-old Nigerian- American, Steve Ezeonu, has won the Grand Prairie City Council run-off election in Texas, United States.

Ezeonu, a Democrat clinched 3,903 votes to beat his closest rival Greg Giessner who garnered 3,720 votes in the June 5 run off election.

Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has congratulated Ezeonu in a statement by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media and Public Relations of the commission.

Dabiri-Erewa said Ezeonu’s victory was hard-earned but well-deserved.

Dabiri-Erewa said that by emerging victorious, Ezeonu had proven that “hard work and dedication to duty pays”.

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She added that she was not surprised by Ezeonu’s victory because his resilience, dedication, doggedness contributed to his success at that age.

The NiDCOM chief urged other Nigerians to emulate Ezeonu’s feat and strive to excel in their pursuits as “hard work is the key to success”.

She also urged them also to continue to demonstrate the spirit of resilience imbibed in Nigerians

She advised Ezeonu to fulfil all his electoral promises to the electorate as he has a lot of opportunities ahead of him in future.

She expressed appreciation to the Nigerian community in Texas for giving him their maximum support.

Dabiri-Erewa said that she had contacted Ezeonu earlier before the election to give him words of encouragement and support.

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