Dr Kate Anolue from Anambra State has been Chosen the Mayor of Enfield, UK.
The Nigerian born British Labour politician said she’s”thrilled” to be a role model for girls in the world after being named the mayor again after serving in 2012.
Councillor Kate Anolue was formally introduced in a ceremony in the Civic Centre as the new mayor of the borough, taking over from Councillor Christine Hamilton, that has been for the last year in the role.
It marks the pinnacle of a very long trip for the midwife in the home town in Nanka, Anambra State, Nigeria, to the borough job that is ceremonial. Friends and relatives wore traditional dress to observe her be produced Mayor.
She followed her father’s need for her to become a nurse and moved to Edmonton more than 20 decades back, starting her coaching in May 1972.
Mayor Kate Anolue has delivered tens of thousands of babies considering getting a sister that was midwifery at North Middlesex Hospital in 1984, also wants to become a role model for women in her village.
She was made a chieftain of the village in recognition of her achievements in Enfield.
She explained:”In my village people recognise that I’m doing something worthwhile. It is a real honor and I’m thrilled. I am so proud of the.”
She becomes the lady Mayor of after Cllr During who had been the very first when the role was assumed by her, Enfield.
It’s viewed as a distinction on a councillor that’s admired by all parties — although the position of Mayor is a ceremonial position that retains very little power.
For the following year, Cllr Anolue will devote the majority of her time to civic functions and will preside over full council meetings, in addition to acting as the officer at elections.
During her mayoral year, she states she wishes to raise money for young men and women and also for children’s charities.
“I’ve spent this time delivering infants — I want to know that someone is looking after them. It is a large responsibility. She explained.
Many groups attended the event, including Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Labour Party, CANUK, Anambra Union, Peoples Club, Anaedo Social Club Bame Communities in the United Kingdom