Kaycee Madu, your UCP candidate for Edmonton-South West
Kelechi (Kaycee) Madu was born and raised in the Southeastern part of Nigeria. He attended the University of Lagos and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) Honours degree. He was subsequently called to the Bar in Nigeria. In 2005, he and his wife migrated to Canada for his wife’s postgraduate studies at the University of Alberta.
Kaycee is married to his beautiful wife, Emem and together they have three amazing children – Adanaya, Chisom and Ugonna. He is a committed family man who loves to spend time with his family. He loves to travel, although he admits he hasn’t had the luxury of travelling as much as he would like to. Kaycee supports community development, loves soccer, politics, public policy and international affairs.
Professionally, Kaycee is a lawyer with experience in both solicitor and litigation practice. Kaycee and his wife manage a small law firm in the city. Previously, he worked for Alberta Hospital – Patients Food Services, Legal Aid Alberta, and the Government of Alberta. Kaycee’s work in government spans through employment standards investigations, strategic and operational public policy, regulatory and legislative reforms, governmental issues management and stakeholder consultation. He is particularly proud that he and his colleagues completed the Firefighters Regulation before leaving the public service.
Kaycee enjoys giving back to the community in a variety of ways. He volunteers his legal skills with the Law Society of Alberta Lawyer Referral Program and the Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC). He is a member of his cultural association, the Igbo Cultural Association of Edmonton, and supports his community league activities and his church.
Kaycee is a principled consistent conservative who believes in fundamental freedoms, obedience to the rule of law, personal responsibility, free enterprise, limited government, and smaller taxes.
He worked tirelessly for Jason Kenney during the two leadership campaigns and throughout the pursuit of conservative unity. He was involved in the organization of many constituencies for the PCs delegate selection meetings, PCs and Wildrose unity vote and UCP leadership vote. Kaycee has been a constituency association president and has sat on the boards of other UCP constituency associations, including Edmonton-Southwest Constituency Association where he lives.