African Role Models – Ahmed Aboutaleb Mayor of Rotterdam
Immigrant, Moroccan, Muslim, Inspirational, African! Talking of African role models! Ahmed Aboutaleb, mayor of Rotterdam, is the first Muslim migrant and the first person of African origin to become the mayor of one of the largest cities in Europe. To the world, he became famous for his speech after the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks in Paris in which he denounced Islamic terrorists in very sharp language. This earned him an invitation to the White House. Africa Web TV sat down with him in the city hall of Rotterdam to talk about a variety of issues including how he sees his role in the wider society.