22-Year-Old African Man Wins Election in America, Beats Opponent by Less Than 200 Votes

22-Year-Old African Man Wins Election in America, Beats Opponent by Less Than 200 Votes

- A 22-year-old Nigerian, Steve 'Junior' Ezeonu, has finally become the council-elect of Grand Prairie after a much-contested election

- With less than 200 votes margin win, the 22-year-old pulled a total number of 3 903 votes to defeat his opponent

- Many took to his Instagram page to celebrate him after he posted the election result on Sunday, June 6

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A young Nigerian man, Steve 'Junior' Ezeonu, has made his home country proud as he won an election in Texas US, making him the council-elect of Grand Prairie City Council Place 8 (At-Large)

The official result on his Instagram page revealed he beat his opponent, Greg Giessner, who was only able to pool 3,729 compared to his own 3,903.

Nigerian man Ezeonu wins council election in US, many celebrate him
Many people congratulated the young man for the victory. Photo source: @callmejre
Source: UGC

He is one of many Nigerians

His win goes to show how there are many Nigerians making it and creating big records in several spheres of life abroad.

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Ezeonu thanked the people who supported him during the election. A short profile on his campaign page says:

"Junior Ezeonu is a passionate young man motivated by his community and determined to improve the lives of each Grand Prairie resident. He has served as a retail store clerk, youth basketball trainer, and currently a substitute teacher and tutor for low-income students throughout the DFW metroplex."

See his post below:

As of the time of writing this report, his victory post has gathered over 200 comments from many people on the platform.

Briefly News compiled some of the reactions below:

@toolive_kazzy said:

"Yuhhhhh….. congratulations brother."

@alex_oaiza said:


@sidthephenom said:

"Extremely proud of you my brother."

@_ifenkili_ said:

"Let's gooo!! Congrats man!"

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Biden's son confesses

Meanwhile, Briefly News reported that US president Joe Biden's second-born son Hunter Biden has come forward with an explanation about his romantic relationship with former sister-in-law Hallie.

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Hallie was the wife of his late older brother Beau Biden and bore him two children before he died of brain cancer, ending their 13-year marriage. Speaking to CBS, Hunter maintained that the relationship with Hallie is "not difficult to explain".

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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