Nigerian man,elected the first ever African Mayor of Greenwich, South-East London

The new Mayor of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, South-East London is Nigeria-born British Councillor, Olugbenga Babatola. The 59-year-old Babatola, a Thamesmead Councillor became Greenwich's first ever deputy mayor of African descent. He was sworn in as deputy to former Mayor Councillor Norman Adams on May 19, 2015 Babatola, was elected by council members at an annual meeting and will hold the position for a year. The married father of three and grandfather of one will be sworn-in in an inauguration ceremony on Wednesday May 25, 2016 at 7pm.   Local residents of the Borough are being invited to celebrate the inauguration of the new Mayor. 15 pairs of tickets are being made available to attend the event which will take place in the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Green. The mayor was elected by council members at an annual meeting and the position is held for a year. He  is the first citizen...