New British PM, Liz Truss appoints Nigerian Kemi Badenoch into cabinet

The United Kingdom Prime Minister, Liz Truss, appointed British-Nigerian Member of Parliament Kemi Badenoch as a member of her cabinet on Tuesday.

Recall that Badenoch had vied for the office of the British PM as a member of the Conservative Party and made it to the top five in July.

Badenoch entered the Commons as a Member of Parliament, MP, for Saffron Walden in 2017.

She has also been outspoken on issues such as ”gender-neutral toilets and anti-woke”.

Following Truss’s appointments so far, it would be the first time in UK history that the leading cabinet lieutenants of Britain’s Prime Minister had no white occupying any of the “great offices of state” – Treasury, Foreign Office, and Home Affairs. 

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