There is this ongoing issues on a Nigerian who wants to be the president of Spain. Well, its no rumour at all. This is real. The person being talked about is Nigerian born Spanish lawyer, criminologist, forensic expert and writer, Helen Mukoro Idisi. She apparently won the majority to represent and be the flag bearer of an opposition party for the forthcoming presidential election in Spain.
As it is, Mrs Helen Mukoro Idisi is the first woman and an immigrant into Spain to emerge presidential flag bearer of a political party. She has finaly made history. Well, much might not be known about her, but she will be running on the platform of Union De Todos. According to our source, this party was founded by her earlier this year.
The Delta State born criminologist worked briefly in the Governor’s Office before she traveled to Spain in 1992. This is not her first time in politics. She gained stardom in Spanish politics, after she founded the political party Union De Todos and later became the first ever Nigerian-Spanish to contest for the Mayor of Deniaearly this year.
Whereas she lost the election though, her popularity in Spain sky rocketed higher and on the long run several people endorsed Helen Mukoro Idisi for the highest office in the land.
Well she is from a well to do family the daughter of Mr. Anthony Mukoro (the late Director General of the Defunct Bendel state Government Treasury’s Cash Office. The name of her mummy is Mrs. Mary Mukoro.
Helen Mukoro Idisi studied Law at the Spanish National University, and holds a Master degree in Criminology. Masters degree in Social Education, a Post Graduate Certificate in Tax and Labor Management, a Post Graduate Certificate in Forensic Psychology, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Immigration and Domestic Violence. Worked as a legal Consultant (immigration department) at the Red Cross Society, Spain. Owner of a legal firm. President at the African Europe Chamber of Commerce. And founder of the party, ‘UNION DE TODOS’, Spain.
On her return, Helen Mukoro Idisi then worked at the state Ministry of Agriculture, Benin City, Nigeria. Deployed to Governor’s Office (Women Affairs Department) as Agricultural Officer, to help the rural women in Agriculture, and Asaba when Delta State was created.
This is what she said when asked why she went into politics: “I went into politics because; we have to become more involved in decisions that affect us as citizens. And we have an obligation to ensure the legacy we leave to future generations: Politicians, we all are. 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.”
The Nigerian Woman Running For President In Spain