Clr. Tunde Ojetola, Conservative councillor for Chafford Hundred has been elected the new Mayor of Thurrock Council on Wednesday 24th May 2017.
He has taken over the role from Cathy Kent, Labour councillor for Grays Thurrock.
Mr Tunde Ojetola was deputy mayor of the council before being elected last night
The special ceremony was attended by various special guests including Pastor and Mrs Kunle Fadeyi, Pastor Akin Olaoshun, Femmy Koya (author of Sandy Waves , Actor Ken smart and other family members who witnessed the official inauguration of Clr Tunde Ojetola.
Members of Thurrock Council took a vote and Mr Ojetola was elected unopposed last nite , and councillor Mike Stone has been elected to become Thurrock’s new deputy mayor.
We used this medium to congratulate the first black mayor of Thurrock Council.
New mayor Clr Tunde Ojetola with wife
Actor, Ken Smart congratulating the New Mayor
Ken Smart, Clr Tunde Ojetola with wife
Clr Tunde Ojetola, wife, mother in the middle and family members
Photo Credit: Ken Smart
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