By Temitope Omotayo
History was made in London due to the outcome of the city’s mayoral election, Labor Party’s hopeful, Sadiq Khan defeated the Conservative Party Candidate, Zac Goldsmith with a record number of votes .Khan becomes first Muslim Mayor of the city.
Sadiq Khan is the son of a London bus driver and a seamstress.He grew up on a government funded housing estate in a poorer area of London..
He was a Human Rights Lawyer who acted against discrimination and other human right infringements.He has also represented served as a Councilor for the London Borough of Wandsworth before becoming a Member of the Parliament for Tooting and the first Muslim to win election in London.
The 45 year old politician is married to Saadiya Khan and they are blessed with two children.