"Wrap this flag around me!" Nigerian woman excited after she gained Irish citizenship
Nigerian woman, Lola Ayetigbo is one of the 3,000 people who were sworn in as Irish citizens in a special ceremony held in Dublin’s Convention Centre on Friday, April 28. Host Ryan Tubridy helped welcome some of the newest citizens on Late Late Show on Saturday night. The chat show host met a diverse bunch hailing from all corners of the globe.
Ms Ayetibo told Ryan that she came to Ireland so that her children could have better opportunities. She also told the tragic story of her late son, Shetemi who died aged 16 from SADS.
Ms Ayetigbo spoke of her local community in Donabate, Dublin rallied around her and her family in the aftermath of her son’s death and helped them get through the tough times.