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Nigerian-born Owolewa wins, to be elected as shadow US Rep

A Nigerian-born contesting on the platform of the Democrats, Oye Owolewa, will be elected as a shadow United States Representative for the District of Columbia.

ABC 7 News made the announcement via its Twitter handle @ABC7News

The results show that Owolewa scored 164,026 votes representing 82.84 per cent of total votes cast.

Dr. Oye Owolewa, is a Washington DC licensed pharmacist who’s committed to the community. Since beginning his pharmacy career in 2014, Oye has spent his free time volunteering in DC public schools.

In 2018, he was elected commissioner of his neighborhood in SouthEast DC. He has been an advocate for DC statehood, leading to his run in the ongoing elections.


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