Dabiri-Erewa celebrates Adeyemo on his nomination as US Deputy Treasury Secretary

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission(NIDCOM) has congratulated Nigerian-  born Adewale Adeyemo on his
nomination by the US President-Elect Joe Biden as the US Deputy Treasury
Secretary.

“ 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.

In a congratulatory message, Dabiri-Erewa said that Adeyemo’s nomination
by the US President-Elect will make him the first-ever black person to
be the Deputy Secretary of the USA Treasury.

The NIDCOM boss acknowledged that Adeyemo’s nomination was not surprising going by the success he attained in the various positions he held before now.

She wished Adeyemo a  smooth, flawless senate confirmation and
unparalleled success on his new job.

Adeyemo, before working in the Obama Administration, was working as
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 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.

He was the deputy director of the National Economic Council; The
assistant Secretary for the international markets and development 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.

Adeyemo got his Degree from the University of California, Berkeley and
his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School.

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