19-year-old Nigerian Becomes Youngest Councillor In UK

A 19-year-old Nigerian, Miss Aisha Eniola, has been elected into the Brent Council in London, United Kingdom.

Aisha, a final year student of Mass Communication in a London university, is the daughter of former Welsh Harp Councillor, Francis Eniola and represents Harlesden Ward.

Aisha’s brilliance and oratorial prowess during the debates which preceded the election were said to have warmed her into the hearts of residents of the ward.

Aisha, the Labour candidate, had polled 2, 160 votes to be elected, defeating Simon Erskine of the Green Party, who garnered 459 votes and Paul Fowler, of the Liberal Democrat, who polled 313.

She is currently the youngest councillor in Brent council and stated that she hoped to inspire youths to participate in politics.