US President, Barack Obama has appointed a Nigerian, Adewale Adeyemo who served in top roles at the Treasury Department to succeed Caroline Atkinson as his deputy national security adviser for international economic affairs.
Adeyemo, 34, has served in Obama’s administration since 2009. He joined the White House’s National Economic Council as deputy director. He was also the Treasury’s lead negotiator on the currency agreement that was part of the Pacific trade deal. Congrats to him.