Joseph Chukwueke elected mayor in New Jersey

A Nigerian, Joseph Chukwueke, has been elected mayor of the city of Woodlynne, Camden County, New Jersey, United States.

Igbere TV learnt that Mr Chukwueke defeated his main rival, Clyde Cook, by a wide margin in an election held on Tuesday.

The Nigerian had served as chairperson for emergency management as a member of the City Council before his historic election to the office of mayor.

He will serve for a single term of three years.

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