Another Nigerian in Joe Biden’s team

Another Nigerian in Joe Biden's team
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US President Joe Biden has appointed Enoh Titilayo Ibong as interim director of the US Trade and Development Agency (Ustad).

For Ibong, born and raised in Lagos, “the appointment means a return from Maestro, where from 2004 to 2019, he served in a variety of roles, most recently as the agency’s legal advisor, deputy director and chief operating officer.” Studies. The note with which Ustda explains the appointment. As Acting Director, Ms. Eobong heads an agency that works with the US private sector to support economic growth in emerging economies while supporting jobs in the United States through exports of goods and services to the United States To promote.
Abong previously served as head of strategic partnerships at the Milken Center to advance the American Dream.
It is expected to lead the agency in partnership with the private sector of the country to promote sustainable infrastructure development and economic growth in emerging economies.

“It’s an honor for the maestro,” Abong said. “The opportunity to lead the agency comes at a critical time when the world is turning to the United States for leadership in clean energy and smart climate infrastructure.”
He said, “I have always believed in the Osda mission and program, in line with the President’s vision to strengthen the nation’s economy as a whole and address climate as an essential component of US foreign policy and national security.” Is, “he said.

Prior to joining the agency in 2004, Ebong worked in the Boston office of Mintz, Levine, Cohan, Ferris and Ponpio, Boston, representing public and private companies in public offerings, financing deals, mergers and acquisitions. And corporate governance issues. He received a doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School, a Master of Arts in Communication from the Annberg School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Arts in History, from Edinburgh University with Honors, in Scotland. . She is a member of the Massachusetts Commonwealth Bar.

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He is not the first Nigerian-American to be appointed by the President of the United States. Adewale Adeyemo was recently selected as Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Department.
Biden also included Fanmi Olorunipa Bedejo in his cabinet as a White House adviser and Osaremen Okolo as a member of his cabinet’s 19th response team.

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