– Dabiri-Erewa Congratulates Adeyemo, the First Black Person to be nominated for the position of Deputy Secretary of the USA Treasury
The Chairman/CEO of NIDCOM (Nigerians in Diaspora Commission), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Nigerian- born Adewale Adeyemo on his nomination by the US President-Elect Joe Biden as the US Deputy Treasury Secretary.
The congratulatory message was said in a press release by Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa and E-signed by the Head of Media and Public Relations Unit (NIDCOM), Abdur-Rahman Balogun in Abuja.
The NIDCOM boss acknowledged that Adeyemo’s nomination is not surprising going by the success he attained in the various positions he held before now.
The release read in part: ” “Wally” Adeyemo, who was a former senior international economic adviser during the Obama administration has spent his career working with organizations that are at the intersection of public policy, the private sector and non-profits focused on creating economic opportunity.”
The nomination made by the US President-Elect will make Adeyemo the first black person to be the Deputy Secretary of the USA Treasury.
She wished Adeyemo a smooth, flawless senate confirmation and unparalleled success on his new job.
Adeyemo got his Degree from the University of California, Berkeley and his juris Doctor from Yale Law School.
Adeyemo has worked as the Editor at Hamilton Project where he worked as Senior Adviser and Deputy Chief of staff to Jack Lew of United States Department of Treasury.
He was the deputy director of the National Economic Council; The assistant Secretary for the international markets and devt at the Treasury department; Deputy Chief of Staff of the Treasury department in 2012; Chief of staff of the consumer Financial protection Bureau in 2010.
He currently serves as the President of the Obama foundation but before his appointment as the President of the Obama foundation, he has served in various positions in the Obama administration.