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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ADEWALE ADEYEMO, THE NEWLY NOMINATED DEPUTY TREASURY SECRETARY OF THE UNITED STATES

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By Kayode Olawuni Adewale Adeyemo The United States President-Elect, Joe Biden yesterday announced Adewale ("Wally") Adeyemo, a Nigerian born American Attorney and an illustrious Yoruba son from Ipetumodu in Ife North Local Government Area of Osun State as the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury alongside other key members of the economic team that will work with him in the next 46th US presidency. Adewale Adeyemo is the first and the current President of the post Obama-Biden's presidency non-profit organization, the Obama Foundation, a position he has held since August, 2019. Prior to his attaining this post and specifically during the Obama administration, Adeyemo served as the President's senior  international economic adviser and Deputy National Security Advisor. Mr. Adewale also served as the Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, the first Chief of Staff of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Deputy Chief of Staff of the Department of the Tr

WORLD POLITICS: JOE BIDEN ELECTED THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

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U.S President Elect, Joe Biden The United States of America has produced Joseph R. Biden Jr. as the newly elected President to run the affairs of the country for the next four years. Mr. Joe Biden, a former eight years term Vice President under Barrack Obama from 2009 to 2017 will by his election become the 46th President of the United States. According to the Associated Press(AP) reports, "Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil". Meanwhile, a senior CNN political analyst, John Avlon, has described the 77years old's victory as "a huge and historic one", having won over 74 million votes which is an unprecedented success figure in the entire history of the United States. Biden will also break a 28years record of unseating an incumbent president. More significantly, Joe Bid

US ELECTION 2020: ABIKE DABIRI-EREWA CONGRATULATES ADEOYE OWOLEWA ON HIS ELECTION AS THE FIRST NIGERIAN-AMERICAN CONGRESSMAN

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Adeoye Owolewa The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has congratulated a young Nigerian Adeoye Owolewa on his victory as the first Nigerian-American to be elected to occupy a seat in the United States' Congress. The Northeastern University (Boston, USA) doctorate degree in pharmacy holder and a former  commissioner of  Southeast DC neighborhood is now to represent the District of Colombia (Washington DC) in the US (Shadow) Representatives House under the flag of the Democratic Party. In a congratulatory message signed by the Commission's Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun as contained on its official Twitter handle @nidcom_gov, Hon. Erewa described Owolewa's victory as well deserved while acknowledging him as a role model and a good ambassador of the home country, Nigeria, adding that his  victory was informed by a high sense of dedication, hardwork and prayer.  "This