Sandra Oborokumo, who was born in Rock Hill and has lived in the city since 1999 says she hopes to bring a fresh perspective to council.:
Oborokumo said she was flattered by Hinton to be asked to run for the seat.:
Filing for the seat closed last week. Oborokumo said if she’s elected to serve on council, she will bring a measured approach to governing.:
Oborokumo is a retired federal employee after working 25 years with the U.S. Forest Service, and now works part-time with Safe Passage, a crisis women’s services agency in Rock Hill.
Oborkumno is a member of both Freedom Temple and Impact Churches and is the assistant secretary of Rock Hill’s chapter of the NAACP.
Filing for the seat closed last week, while the write-in period is still open.
If Oborokumo faces no opposition, she will automatically be declared the winner of the election.