Adeyemo Confirmed As First Black US Deputy Treasury Secretary


A Nigerian-American, Adewale Adeyemo, has been confirmed as the Deputy Treasury Secretary of the United States of America.

The US diplomatic mission in Nigeria congratulated Adeyemo in a tweet on Friday.

“Congratulations to Adewale Adeyemo on his confirmation as Deputy Treasury Secretary! He is the first African American to hold the position. The University of California and Yale alumnus was born in Ibadan, Oyo State and raised in Southern California. Kudos!”

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