Japan-born man got Singapore citizenship back after losing it for failing to take oath

Mr Ryuju Ogawa, 30, failed to take the Oath of Renunciation before his 22nd birthday.
Mr Ryuju Ogawa, 30, failed to take the Oath of Renunciation before his 22nd birthday.ST PHOTO: ALICIA CHAN FOR THE STRAITS TIMES

SINGAPORE - Born in Japan, he had his Singapore citizenship revoked eight years ago, but managed to reapply and eventually become Singaporean again.

Today, Mr Ryuju Ogawa, who works in the finance sector and will turn 30 at the end of the month, is happily married, with a four-year-old daughter, and a Build-To-Order (BTO) Housing Board flat to come.

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