Ibrahim Omer, New Zealand's first African MP, has recounted in his maiden speech his journey as a refugee out of Eritrea via Syria to New Zealand, sparking emotional scenes in the chamber. The Labour MP described how he worked hard as a cleaner by night, and a politics student by day, before being...Full Article
Ibrahim Omer, New Zealand's first African MP, delivers moving maiden speech
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New Zealand MP Ibrahim Omer has given his maiden speech in parliament which brought his colleagues to tears. Mr Omer spoke about..