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John Abraham Godson is Poland's first black MP

27 January 2011 Last updated at 06:40 GMT

A Nigerian has become the first black man to become a member of parliament in Poland.

John Abraham Godson has lived in Poland for almost half his life and has become a Polish citizen.

Mr Godson's success has been hailed as a landmark in a country where there are just 4,000 black people.

The BBC's Adam Easton reports.