History as Nigerian becomes Alberta’s Minister of Justice, first black man ever


Kaycee Madu is a Canadian politician who was elected in the 2019 Alberta general election to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Edmonton-South West.

Born and raised in Nigeria, Madu graduated from the University of Lagos with a law degree in 2001 before his family moved to Canada in 2005. Madu, who has practised law in both Nigeria and Alberta, was first elected as an MLA in the April 2019 general election.

Madu is the first Black Man to occupy either Provincial or Federal Justice positions of the Justice Minister, Attorney General or Solicitor General.

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