Daily Trust : 2020-10-14

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DAILY TRUST, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 NEWS 8 Like us on follow us on Twitter: Facebook.com/dailytrust @daily_trust 34-year-old Nigerian, Austin Chenge, is in the race for the governorsh­ip position in the state of Michigan in the United States of America (USA), come year 2022. A statement by Abdul-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media and Public Relations unit, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), indicated that Chenge, a native of Benue State in Nigeria, will challenge USA Representa­tive Lamar Smith for the ticket under the Republican Party. It said Chenge announced his intention to run for governor of Michigan in March 2020, making him the first Republican to do so. According to the statement, the young Nigerian is an embodiment of the American dream who has repeatedly stunned critics by achieving what most people would consider impossible. “Chenge is a Law graduate from the University of Birmingham, England. Since the year 2018, he has been serving with the US military as a specialist. He is a decorated with the Achievemen­t Medal as a Distinguis­hed Honour Graduate with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 99.8% and for exceptiona­l performanc­e while on active duty.” The statement said that Chenge is popular locally for designing the popular tricycle, known as “Wazobia tricycle”, in 2016, designed to improve the lives of peasant farmers all over Africa. (NAN) ^ƉĞĐŝĂů WƵďůŝĐĂƟŽŶ KŶ 7KH %XUJHRQLQJ 5LFH 9DOXH &KDLQ LQ 1LJHULD & ƌŽŵ Ă ƉŽƐŝƟŽŶ ŽĨ ďĞŝŶŐ ĨƌŝĐĂΖƐ ůĞĂĚŝŶŐ ŝŵƉŽƌƚĞƌ ŽĨ ƌŝĐĞ͕ EŝŐĞƌŝĂ ŚĂƐ ďĞŐƵŶ ƚŽ ŵĂŬĞ ƚŚĞ ĚĞƐŝƌĞĚ ƐŚŝŌ ƚŽǁĂƌĚƐ ďĞŝŶŐ ƚŚĞ ůĂƌŐĞƐƚ ƉƌŽĚƵĐĞƌ ŽĨ ƚŚĞ ĐŽŵŵŽĚŝƚLJ ŽŶ ƚŚĞ ŽŶƟŶĞŶƚ͘ dŚŝƐ ŝƐ ĚƵĞ ƚŽ ĐŽŶƐĐŝĞŶƟŽ­ƵƐ ĞīŽƌƚƐ ďLJ ǀĂƌŝŽƵƐ ƐƚĂŬĞŚŽůĚĞ­ƌƐͲŐŽǀĞƌŶŵ­ĞŶƚƐ͕ ĮŶĂŶĐŝĂů ŝŶƐƟƚƵƟŽŶƐ͕ ƌĞƐĞĂƌĐŚ ŝŶƐƟƚƵƚĞƐ͕ ƚŚĞ ƌŝĐĞ ĨĂƌŵĞƌƐ͕ ĂŶĚ ŽƚŚĞƌ ƉůĂLJĞƌƐ ŝŶ ƚŚĞ ǀĂůƵĞ ĐŚĂŝŶ͘ ĂŝůLJ dƌƵƐƚ ŝƐ ƉĂĐŬĂŐŝŶŐ Ă ƐƉĞĐŝĂů ƌĞƉŽƌƚ ŽŶ EŝŐĞƌŝĂΖƐ ĐƵƌƌĞŶƚ ƚƌĂŶƐŝƟŽŶ ĨƌŽŵ ďĞŝŶŐ Ă ƌŝĐĞ ŝŵƉŽƌƚ ĚĞƉĞŶĚĞŶƚ EĂƟŽŶ ƚŽ ŽŶĞ ƚŚĂƚ ŝƐ ĨĂƐƚ ĂĐĐĞůĞƌĂƟŶ­Ő ƚŚĞ ĚĞǀĞůŽƉŵĞŶ­ƚ ŽĨ ŝƚƐ ƌŝĐĞ ǀĂůƵĞ ĐŚĂŝŶ͘ tĞ ŝŶǀŝƚĞ ĮŶĂŶĐŝĞƌƐ͕ ƐƵƉƉůŝĞƌƐ ŽĨ ŝŶƉƵƚƐ͕ ƚŚĞ ƌŝĐĞ ĨĂƌŵĞƌƐ͕ ŵŝůůĞƌƐ ĂŶĚ ŽƚŚĞƌ ƐƚĂŬĞŚŽůĚĞ­ƌƐ ĂůŽŶŐ ƚŚĞ ƌŝĐĞ ǀĂůƵĞ ĐŚĂŝŶ ƚŽ ŬĞLJ ŝŶƚŽ ƚŚŝƐ ƐƉĞĐŝĂů ƉƵďůŝĐĂƟŽŶ͘ WƵďůŝĐĂƟŽŶ ĚĂƚĞ ŝƐ dŚƵƌƐĚĂLJ͕ ϮϵƚŚ KĐƚŽďĞƌ͕ ϮϬϮϬ &Žƌ ŝŶƋƵŝƌŝĞƐ͕ ĐĂůů͗ > 'K^͗ϬϴϬϮϴϮϴϮϯϲ­ϰ͖ < EK͗ h: ͗ ϬϴϬϮϴϰϯϮϮϬ­Ϭ͖ ϬϴϬϱϬϰϱϱϯϴ­Ϯ͘