A Nigerian American “Adewale Adeyemo” has been as America Deputy Secretary of Treasury
Adewale Adeyemo was appointed for the position by American’s President Elect Joe Biden.
Born in Nigeria, Adewale relocated to California where he got a bachelor’s degree before proceeding to Yale Law School for his legal education.
In the early stage of his career, Adeyemo worked as an editor at the Hamilton Project.
Further served as senior advisor and deputy chief of staff to Jack Lew in the United States Department of Treasury.
However, he was later appointed into the Obama administration.
Sharing the recent good news on Twitter, Adewale wrote :
“Public service is about offering hope through the dark times and making sure that our economy works not just for the wealthy,
but for the hard-working people who make it run.
As Deputy Treasury Secretary, I look forward to helping us build back our economy better.“