There is a Nigerian lady whose name is making the rounds in Spain, it is no one other than Nigerian born Spanish lawyer, Helen Mukoro, who has emerged the presidential candidate of an opposition party for the forthcoming election in Spain.
Helen is said to have set a new record as the first woman and an immigrant to emerge presidential flag bearer of a political party in Spain. She will be running on the platform of Union De Todos, a party she founded earlier this year.
The forensic expert and author of many books, was born in Delta state and worked briefly in the governor’s office before she travelled to Spain in 1992, where She gained prominence in Spanish politics.
She came into full glare, when she instituted a political party and later became the first Nigerian-Spanish to contest for the Mayor of Denia in May this year, an election which she lost.
However, her popularity soared higher after her loss, as many people endorsed her for the highest office in the land.
Aside graduating in Law at the Spanish National University Alicante, Helen holds several academic qualifications. She holds a masters degree in criminology, masters degree in social education, a post graduate certificate in tax and labor management, a post graduate certificate in forensic psychology, and a post graduate certificate in Immigration and Domestic Violence.
A very experienced personnel, Helen worked as a legal consultant (immigration department) at the Red Cross Society, Spain and presently owns a legal firm. She served as the CEO and President at the African Europe Chamber of Commerce. CEO/President at National Agency of Forensic Experts, Mediators and Technical Professionals of Spain and Europe.
This dynamic Nigerian dame has been fingered as one following the footsteps of the United States President, Barack Obama, who was the first African-American to win the presidency.
As provided within the Spanish constitution and the organic law of the general election regime of 1985, the 2015 Spanish general election is to be held on or before Sunday, December 20, 2015.
The European nation is currently ruled by the People’s Party (PP), led by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, and they will be seeking re-election for a second term in office, while the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) will be striving to return to power after four years in opposition.
The election will be marked by the rise of new parties Podemos (Spanish for “We can”) and Citizens.