Nigerian-Born Adewale Adeyemo to be appointed as US deputy Treasury secretary

Nigerian-Born Adewale Adeyemo to be appointed as US deputy Treasury secretary

- It appears a Nigerian-born lawyer in the United States Adewale 'Wally' Adeyemo will be having a key appointment in Joe Biden's administration

- Adeyemo will be joining other Nigerians in the United States making the country proud with their achievements in the diaspora

- This is coming as three Nigerians made headline during the North American country's general elections as they were elected into political offices

- Adeyemo, who was raised in California, had previously served in different capacities where he proved himself worthy of leadership

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The projected United States president-elect Joe Biden will be announcing a Nigerian-born attorney, Adewale 'Wally' Adeyemo, as deputy Treasury secretary.

According to Politico, Adeyemo will serve under former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen, who will be appointed to lead the US Treasury Department.

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Legit.ng gathers that Adeyemo, who was raised in California, was a former senior international economic adviser during the Obama administration.

He obtained a bachelor’s degree before proceeding to Yale Law School for his legal education. Adeyemo is the first president of the Obama Foundation.

The president-elect will be announcing the appointment of many key cabinet positions in the coming days ahead of his swearing-in.

Biden to Appoint Nigerian-Born Adewale Adeyemo as US deputy Treasury secretary
Nigerian-born Adewale Adeyemo will be announced as deputy Treasury secretary. Photo credit: Youth Today, @joebiden/Instagram
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Adeyemo has joined other Nigerians in the United States excelling in their political career and making the country proud.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a Nigerian living in the United States identified as Adeoye Owolewa was elected to the country's Congress, becoming the first to do so.

The 31-year-old politician ran on the platform of the Democratic Party to represent Washington DC in the House of Representatives.

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After the news of his victory was shared by @APCUKingdom, Nigerians took to the comment section to congratulate their own.

A tweep with the Twitter handle @Olabanjiu1 wrote:

"Congratulations to Oye and to the entire Nigerians at home and diaspora."

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