President-elect Joe Biden has appointed another Nigerian in the United States Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo as a member of the Office of the White House Counsel.
Badejo joins several other Nigerians appointed in the Joe-Biden's administration.
The newly appointed associate counsel took to her LinkedIn page to share the good news.
She wrote, "Honored to be serving in the Biden-Harris Administration in the White House Counsel's Office. Building Back Better will take effort from all of us and I am glad to be able to do my part."
Several congratulatory messages have poured in for the Nigerian appointee.
"Amazing! Congratulations!" A Nigerian man identified as Lekan Lawal commented: "Congratulations Funmi."
Funmi Herbert reacted:
Catherine S. wrote:
Some Nigerians also appointed by President-elect Biden ahead of his swearing-in are as follows;
Nigeria's Adewale Adeyemo appointed the deputy treasury secretary,
Nigeria-born Osaremen Okolo as one of President-elect Joe Biden's advisers on COVID-19.
Okolo, daughter of Nigerian immigrants, was appointed on Thursday, December 31, as one of the members of the Biden-Harris COVID-19 response team.