Meet Rotimi, Ireland’s Black Mayor. In 2004, Rotimi was elected as a town councillor in Laois County Council local elections. In June 2007 he was elected as mayor of Portlaoise Town Council. In the 2009 local elections Rotimi was re-elected to the town council and also to Laois County Council for the Portlaoise electoral area
Laois Africa Day 2021 is brought to you by Laois County Council in partnership with Laois African Support Group, Respond and supported by Irish Aid at the Department of Foreign Affairs.