The United States President-elect, Mr. Joe Biden, yesterday unveiled Nigerian-born, Mr. Adewale Adeyemo, as the Deputy Treasury Secretary.
Adeyemo, who has served as the president of the Obama Foundation in 2019, will work with Janet Yellen, nominee for the position of Treasury Secretary, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Adeyemo had served in the administration of former President Barack Obama as deputy National Security Adviser (NSA) for international economics.
He is reputed to have helped the US combat the global economic recession of 2008.
Biden’s economic team is made of mostly people who had served in the administration of Obama.