Nigerian Economist Elected First African Member Of Austrian Parliament

Benjamin Enwegbara, a Nigerian economist who lives in Vienna, capital of Austria, has been elected first African member of the country’s parliament.

The 57-year-old has years of experience in the management sub-sector. He worked as a management consultant and director of Meriben Limited, a London based company.

Odilim Enwegbara, Benjamin’s elder brother, shared the news on Friday describing his brother’s victory at the poll as the ”biggest news that ever happened to his family”.

“My immediate younger brother, Benjamin Enwegbara, who has lived in Austria and the UK since the 1980s and a cerebral economist with other master’s degrees in business administration and public security has just been elected a member of the Austrian Parliament,” he said.

“The biggest news of my life. This is truly the biggest news ever happened to my family. He is the first African to be elected a member of the Austrian Parliament.”