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Kaycee Madu was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-South West, on April 16, 2019.
On October 24, 2022, he was sworn in as Deputy Premier and Minister of Skilled Trades and Professions, and assigned the position of Deputy House Leader.
His previous cabinet appointments include serving as Minister of Labour and Immigration, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General and as the Minister of Municipal Affairs. He was also Deputy Government House Leader.
Mr. Madu has been a lawyer for 16 years, practising in both Nigeria and Alberta. He operated a law office with his wife and has worked for Legal Aid Alberta. He volunteers with the Edmonton Community Legal Centre and the lawyer referral program of the Law Society of Alberta.
Mr. Madu was awarded the Premier’s award of excellence in the bronze medal category in 2009 with a team of his colleagues at the Government of Alberta, where he worked as a senior technical advisor focusing on legislative and regulatory reviews, operational and strategic public policies, issues management and stakeholder consultation.
Born and raised in the southeastern part of Nigeria, Mr. Madu graduated from the University of Lagos with a bachelor of laws honours degree in 2001. He and his wife, Emem, migrated to Canada in 2005 and have three children.
Mr. Madu enjoys poetry, soccer, travelling and strategic military studies. He volunteers with Alberta’s Nigerian and Igbo communities.
He was the 927th Member to be sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
October 24, 2022