Laois Africa Day 2021 – Cllr Yemi Adenuga


Meet Cllr Yemi Adenuga. Yemi is Ireland’s first ever elected Black Female public representative and Meath County Council’s first migrant councillor. She ran in the local elections of May 2019 and was elected, representing Navan Municipal District.

Yemi and her family ‘The Adenugas’ are the first migrant family to feature on the TV hit reality show ‘Gogglebox Ireland’

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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