Meet This Nigerian Man Running For U.S. Senate
Mr. Akinyemi Agbede, a self described “super genius”, is in the running for a United States senate seat from the great state of California. He is running on the platform of the Democratic Party alongside 34 other candidates, including heavy favorites – incumbent U.S. Representative Loretta Sanchez and California’s Attorney-general, Kamala Harris.
Incumbent U.S. senator, Barbara Boxer, declined to run for another term of office having served 26 years in the U.S. Senate.
According to his campaign website, he was born 5th of May, 1964 in Lagos Nigeria (West Africa) to the families of Mr. & Mrs. Israel Dada Agbede. He attended Baptist Academy Obanikoro, Lagos Nigeria for his Higher School Certificate and came out with distinction, Studied Mathematics at the University of Lagos, Lagos Nigeria. Ph.D in Mathematical Analysis from the World most prestigious Ivy League University, University of Cambridge England, United Kingdom. He also attended the prestigious Redeemed Christian Bible College, Lagos Nigeria and came out also with distinction.
Thereafter, he came to the United States in 2001 after he won the U.S Permanent Resident Lottery. However, since being in the United States, he has tremendously used his super genius brain to the benefit of the American students by instilling in them skills, confidence and competence in solving ANY Mathematical problems.
California’s primary will be held on June 7, but early voting begins on May 9th. California law requires the names of candidates for U.S. Senate and other state-wide offices to be put on a single ballot for the primaries. The top two candidates that receive the most votes, regardless of party, will advance to the November 8 general election.