SmartFeedSmartFeed          

Porsche Hangout


WELCOME - YOU ARE CURRENTLY VIEWING 419EATER AS A GUEST

By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics and access other forums reserved for members. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today by clicking here.

ScamWarners.com - Internet Anti-Fraud Center - now open!


 Nigerian asylum seeker first black mayor in Ireland

View next topic
View previous topic
 
Post new topicReply to topic
Author Message
Dionysius
Elite Baiter


Joined: 24 Mar 2004
Posts: 1639
Location: 61 Cockle St, Llareggub


PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2007 6:17 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Just a reminder that not all Nigerians are shitty scammers. Good luck to him.

http://news.independent.co.uk/europe/article2723230.ece

Quote:
Asylum-seeker from Nigeria becomes the first black Irish mayor
By David McKittrick, Ireland Correspondent
Published: 30 June 2007

A Nigerian who fled to Ireland as an asylum-seeker has just become the country's first black mayor, in what is seen as a landmark in multicultural relations.

Rotimi Adebari, who was elected Mayor of Portlaoise Town Council, received a standing ovation amid scenes of celebration. He declared: "This is not just a country of a thousand welcomes, but a country of a thousand equal opportunities."

Elected by six votes to three, those councillors who voted against him apologised, citing party tradition. One of them said to him: "You seem to radiate happiness and joy. I'd love to know what you're on. We need a bottle of it over here."

Mr Adebari, who is married with four children, arrived in Ireland seven years ago after fleeing religious persecution in Nigeria. He had a difficult start but has since established himself as a councillor and as an activist promoting community relations and integration. He set up a consultancy to train companies and educational institutions in multicultural awareness while completing a masters degree in intercultural studies at a Dublin university.

He has also hosted a weekly radio programme dealing with issues of social inclusion, and has won awards for his work and for "the creativity and commitment he has applied to creating an integrated intercultural society".

The importance attached to his own successful integration into Irish society was highlighted by the attendance at his election meeting of representatives of the Nigerian, South African, US and Indian embassies. Ben Amobi, chargé d'affaires at the Nigerian embassy, said: "Rotimi is an honourable ambassador for his country and for Portlaoise. We feel so proud at this moment."

Many tens of thousands of immigrants have arrived in the Irish Republic over the past decade. The influx posed problems and challenges for the country, but the general sense is that the new arrivals have been accommodated reasonably well.

The "new Irish," as they are sometimes called, have helped keep up the numbers at Catholic churches, which have suffered from falling attendances. One Dublin church holds nine Polish Masses each week.

Even in Northern Ireland, which is often regarded as a less hospitable destination, many immigrants have established themselves. There the picture has been more troubled, with a wave of sometimes vicious racial attacks on newcomers, but a Chinese-born woman, Anna Lo, successfully stood for election to the Belfast Assembly earlier this year.

Mr Adebari, in accepting his new office, said: "History is being made today, not by me Rotimi, but by the people of Portlaoise.Who would ever have thought when I first came to this country seven years ago that I would ever be elected first citizen of the great town of Portlaoise? In my own country today I don't think I'd be accepted in the way I am here today."

_________________
http://www.aa419.org to Kick a Fake Bank - http://www.scamwarners.com/ for Warnings Against Scammers and Anti Scam Advice.

RIP - Lad vampire and muguito were the gifts that kept on leeching. Greatly missed.

Information about Scams and their effects with great trophies - http://www.scam-info-links.info/ from Scam Patroller - http://www.romancescambaiter.com/ from wayne
View user's profileSend private message
D11
Elite Baiter


Joined: 02 Jul 2006
Posts: 1702


PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2007 1:16 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Well done to him, its good to see people overcome the odds and excel at things there good at.

If only we could get lads to realise if they put as much effort into real work, they would make much more money than scamming - this guy had nothing he fled his country but instead of turning to crime he made use of the available resources - the results speak for themselves he is now established in a new place and will do well for a long time to come.

_________________
star
1x United Kingdom 0x
Click here to support 419Eater.com

I make software that drives lads crazy. Thats my revenge on lads. (it all helps)

this transaction is 100 percent risk/hitch free - bobo

why no pay me - abum bello
because the cops will know it was you - me
ok this is good - abum bello
View user's profileSend private message
Agi Hammerthief
Infidel


Joined: 12 Mar 2006
Posts: 668
Location: .de


PostPosted: Sat Jun 30, 2007 1:34 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

Dionysius wrote:
...not all Nigerians are shitty scammers...

I agree with the statement in general...
but let me remind you, that you are talking about a politician here Razz Wink

[edited to de-fuse and clarify my opinion on the subject]

_________________
only posting Surplus Letters from my personal mailbox

in gods we trust - all others pay cash

hug the trolls - maybe it will help them to stop being a worthless piece of trash

CellphoneCellphoneCellphoneCellphoneCellphone CellphoneCellphoneCellphone Cayman Islands United Kingdom x3 Nigeria
View user's profileSend private messageSkype Name
The Terminator
Master of Master Baiters


Joined: 04 May 2006
Posts: 631
Location: Lurking In Shadows


PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 12:56 am Reply with quoteBack to top

I hear his cousin will be the town treasurer ....
All town finances will be handled through Western Union .... Shocked

_________________
Why do you waste mi time, I have all the time in the world .... Barrister Mohammad

I want to assure you that this transaction is legal, I have contacted my attorney and also
my boss Mr Mikhail Khodorkovsky who has recently been imprisoned .... Mr. Igor Ivanov

x4 - Number of lads presenting me forged police documents

I want a rose .... Sad
Don't be sad, here's a rose for you-lotta .... Pretty Rose
Thank You Lotta - I Shall Cherish It Forever .... Smile
View user's profileSend private messageSend e-mail
windypops
Baiting Guru


Joined: 25 Jan 2005
Posts: 5884
Location: Planet X


PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 8:06 am Reply with quoteBack to top

My dad was from Laois. Next time I speak to the folks back in Abbeyleix, I'll get some more info. Smile

_________________
Mortar x22 Inventor Easter Egg 2011

"No amount of semen donation will save this situation" Sanny Sanny
"We must disagree to agree" Raji Musa

If it's LADS you want. GoTo: http://www.yopmail.com/
and sign in with either ladmail or kentbrockman
View user's profileSend private message
Display posts from previous:      
Post new topicReply to topic


 Jump to:   



View next topic
View previous topic
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum



E-Mail Header Analysis


All Content © 2003 - 419Eater.com
Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2002 phpBB Group :S5: FI Theme :: All times are GMT