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Nigerian's in Diaspora are really making the country proud

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Helen Mukoro Idisi, a Nigerian born Spanish lawyer, criminologist, forensic expert and writer, recently emerged the presidential candidate of an opposition party for the forthcoming election in Spain.

Ms Idisi made history to become the first woman and an immigrant to emerge presidential flag bearer of a political party. She will be running on the platform of Union De Todos, a party she founded earlier this year.

Giving an insight on the main reasons she's running for the presidential hot seat, Helen said she actually went into politics because; she wants to get more involved in decisions that affect the citizens and ensure good. legacy for to future generations.

" I saw the need to go into politics as a means to making my explanation of political leadership that suits the interest of the people and I'm ready to listen and care for the needs of constituents.”

Helen was born in Delta State and worked briefly in the Governor's Office before she traveled to Spain in 1992. She gained prominence in Spanish politics, when she founded a political party and later became the first Nigerian-Spanish to contest for the Mayor of Denia in May this year.

Although she lost the election, her popularity soared higher as several people endorsed him for the highest office in the land.

She is the daughter of Mr. Anthony Mukoro (the late Director General of the Defunct Bendel state Government Treasury's Cash Office, and Mrs. Mary Mukoro.

Meanwhile, the 2015 Spanish general election would be held on or before Sunday, December 20, 2015.