Royal Queen Elizabeth Appoints A Nigeria As Serjeant at Arms in House of Commons



Media reports reveals that Queen Elizabeth has announced the appointment of Nigerian born Ugbana Oyet as Serjeant at Arms in the UK House of Commons. Oyet will replace Kamal El-Hajji who retired in July after three and a half years in the post.
The House Speaker “John Bercow” confirms the  the appointment during Tuesday’s sitting in the Commons, reported royalcentral.co.uk.
Mr Ugbana Oyet becomes Serjeant after serving as Parliament’s Principal Electrical Engineer for a number of years.
An excited Ugbana Oyet  revelaed in a statement  “It is a great honour to serve in such a historic role, which combines the needs and challenges of the modern era, while also maintaining the dignity and essential traditions that have helped Parliament endure.
“I’m a real people person and love working closely with MPs, staff and members of the public, so I will do my best to enhance morale and improve the excellent service already provided by the Serjeant’s office.”
House Speaker further said: “I have known Ugbana for several years and have always been impressed by his ability, his attitude and his approach to other people. My longstanding impression of him was confirmed when he won a diversity and inclusion award for being an ‘an inspiring role model’.
Mr Ugbana Oyet was born in Nigeria before he moved to the UK with his family in 1991. He is expected to begin his duties as Serjeant at Arms next week.

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