Nnamdi Chukwuocha, another Nigerian-American, has won a seat at the Delaware house of representatives in the US general elections.
Chukwuocha, a candidate of the Democratic Party, was elected to represent district 1 of Delaware.
Nine Nigerian-Americans contested in the US 2020 general elections, according to reports.
He is the current poet laureate of Delaware and was first elected into the state house of representatives in 2018 after defeating incumbent Charles Potter Jr. at the Democratic Party primary.
Number of Nigerian-American in the US legislative arm of government become three with his re-election.
Two Nigerian-Americans, Oye Owolewa and Esther Agbaje had been victorious in their legislative elections.
The number may increase as vote counts continue in many states in the United States elections.
Nigerians are reportedly the most highly educated of all groups in the US.
Research reveals that 61 percent of Nigerians in the US hold at least a bachelors degree compared with 31 per cent of the total foreign-born population and 32 per cent of the US-born population. This is according to a 2017 data from the Migration Policy Institute.
About 54 percent of Nigerians in the US are most likely to occupy management positions, compared with 32 percent of the total foreign-born population and 39 per cent of the US-born population.