Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has described the appointment of Nigeria-born Mr. Adeyemo Adewale as President, Obama Foundation in the U.S. as a well deserved landmark appointment
In the letter of congratulations signed by Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa in Abuja on Tuesday and addressed to Mr. Adeyemo Adewale, she said it was gratifying that the US-based Nigerian was qualified enough to be the President of the Obama Foundation.
She said the appointment had confirmed that “we have many wonderful Nigerians portraying the good image of the country in their chosen fields
“Your track record of experience is of high repute, which has demonstrated that millions of Nigerians in the Diaspora are excelling in their various professions and continue to project a good image of the country”
Adewale Adeyemo, an economic expert, was on Tuesday announced as the first president of the Obama Foundation.
Adeyemo, will work closely with current Foundation leadership, including Board Chairman Martin Nesbitt and CEO David Simas and will manage the Foundation’s day-to-day operations, helping to implement the organisation’s overall strategic goals and vision.
Obama Foundation is the non-profit of the former US president, Barack Obama.