Kacyee Madu wins Edmonton-South West in tightly contested battleground
He made history by being the first African, Nigerian-Canadian to be elected as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Alberta (MLA) in Canada’s history.
United Conservative Party candidate Kacyee Madu has been declared the winner in Edmonton-South West in a close race against John Archer of the New Democrat Party with 62 of 64 polls
Mo Elsalhy of the Alberta Party was a distant third.
Madu, 45, a Nigerian immigrant graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Lagos. He migrated to Canada in 2005 with his wife who enrolled in postgraduate studies at the University of Alberta.