Lawal who ran for the British Labor Party won the election with 1050 votes. She shared the good news on her Twitter account.
For Lawal, it is a privilege to have won his first political election. She joined the list of young politicians from the UK. She also said it’s an honor to be one of the youngest members of the Labor Party.
Yesterday at approx. 5:00 am, at the young age of 22 I won my first political election. I am honoured to now be the youngest @uklabour party Councillor on the London Bourough of Havering council – representing residents in Heaton Ward, Harold Hill.🌹❤️ pic.twitter.com/aQPpT9Wr34
— Cllr Tele Lawal (@telelawalxo) May 5, 2018
“Yesterday, around 5 am, at the age of 22, I won my first political election, and I am honored to be the youngest Labor councilor representing the people of Heaton. Ward, Harold Hill, “she wrote.
Ramota Lawal is the second 22-year-old Nigerian woman councilor elected to the United Kingdom. Elizabeth Bright, was recently elected councilor of Eastbrook Ward in Dagenham.