Nigerian-American Remi Duyile sworn in as first African-born commissioner in US

Nigerian-American Remi Duyile sworn in as first African-born commissioner in US

- A Nigerian-American Remi Duyile has been made a commissioner in Prince George’s County

- Duyile was sworn-in on September 23, by the state’s attorney, Aisha Braveboy

- The new commissioner on the county’s Multicultural Affairs Commission is a former vice president of the Bank of America

On Monday, September 23, in Prince George, a Nigerian Remi Duyile was sworn-in as the first Africa-born commissioner in the county.

With Nigeria’s flag flying alongside other countries’, Duyile was honoured as she made her fatherland proud of her achievement.

Duyile was sworn-in as one of the commissioners on the county’s Multicultural Affairs Commission. A delighted Duyile took to her Instagram page to share the news of her swearing-in with the caption:

“Honored to be sworn in by the State’s attorney Aisha Braveboy as a commissioner in the multilateral commission for Prince George’s County, Maryland USA”

Duyile is a former vice president of the Bank of America and a community leader of note. Within 17 years of working with the bank, she rose through the rank; from being a teller at the bank to managing projects and over 600 portfolios in retail, commercial, private, and mortgage banking services before she became the vice president.

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Academically, Duyile got her BSc in business administration and MBA in finance and business economy from the University of the District of Columbia between 1982 and 1987. She hails from Ondo state in Nigeria.

Recall that Legit.ng had reported four Nigerians were inaugurated into the African Diaspora advisory board of Prince Georges County.

Members of the advisory board are all said to be residents of Prince Georges County selected from different parts of Africa and four Nigerians made the list. The members include Vincent Iweanoge (Nigeria) chairman; Dr Anu Esuola (Nigeria) vice-chairman; Koby Sarconi (Ghana) member; Dr Joy Davis (Nigeria) member; Kevin Nyona (Kenya) member; Sylvia Dasi (Cameroon) member; Dr Angela Essamuah (Uganda) member; Victor Ogbonna (Nigeria).

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