The mayor who wears a hijab
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The mayor who wears a hijab

This is Cllr Rakhia Ismail. She's the UK's first Somali-born female mayor and is thought to be the first mayor to wear a hijab.

Cllr Ismail was chosen as the new mayor for Islington, north London - a mostly ceremonial role - on 16 May.

Produced and filmed by Fahima Abdulrahman

  • 25 May 2019
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