Miss Yemi Adenuga elected as first female black councillor in Ireland Gogglebox star Yemi Adenuga has become the first female black councillor to be elected to a county council in Ireland.
Ms Adenuga, known for her entertaining appearances on the popular Virgin Media TV show was elected this two nights ago for the Navan electoral ward after running as a Fine Gael candidate.
EXCITING TIME’ Gogglebox Ireland star Yemi Adenuga wins seat for Fine Gael in Meath County Council
Mum-of-four Yemi and her family are stars of the popular Virgin Media One show
GOGGLEBOX Ireland star Yemi Adenuga has won a seat for Fine Gael in Meath County Council.
Yemi and her family, who moved to Ireland from Nigeria in 2000, are stars of the popular Virgin Media One show.
Ms Adenuga told the Meath Chronicle newspaper: “It is an exciting for migrants in this community.
“I am so happy for young people of ethnic communities.
“On the doorstep, they were excited that I could do this.”
Yemi works as a personal and business development strategist.
After securing her seat on Meath County Council, she is the first black woman to be elected onto Meath County Council.
Her husband Deji, is a well-known Nollywood actor, who reportedly splits his time between Ireland and movie sets in Nigeria.