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David Lammy Was Mistaken For A Sierra Leone Presidential Candidate By His Local Newspaper

The Labour MP for Tottenham was confused with Julius Maada Bio.

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So he was bemused to see this photo on the website of his local newspaper, the Haringey Independent.

If anyone knows who this guy is please let him know he's now the MP for Tottenham...

Lammy told BuzzFeed News: "I would have preferred Denzel Washington."

Emily Ashton is a senior political correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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