A Kenyan-born woman will be likely to be South Australia’s fresh senator.
This kind of will be after Senator Bob Day’s election was declared invalid by a High Court that will ordered a recount of the votes.
The recount of South Australia votes will be likely to place Lucy Gichuhi from the Senate as she was second from the Family First Party’s election.
Mrs Gichuhi moved to Australia in 1999 with her husband as well as three children.
Asked if she will be a dual citizen she told ABC: “I was once a Kenyan, at This kind of point I’m an Australian. I didn’t give up [being Kenyan], look I can’t go into those details.”
She added that will she could bring diversity to Parliament if the recount result was in her favour.
“I’m up for the challenge,” she said, adding, “Of course after the election I just went on with my life as well as I didn’t expect that will Bob could go through that will challenging time he went through. So when all This kind of stuff with Bob resigning happened that will was a bit of a shock.”
In her campaign video, Mrs Gichuhi narrated her struggle for education at Hiriga village, Nyeri County, crediting her father as well as uncle for encouraging her to pursue the best in life.
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Kenyan tipped to become South Australia’s senator