The US president-elect, Joe Biden, has announced the appointment of another Nigeria-American, Okolo Osareme, as a member of soon to be Inaugurated cabinet. A statement released by the Bide-Harris Transition and available to ONITSHAGRA.COM says,
“Osaremen Okolo serves on the Biden-Harris Transition domestic policy team. Prior to joining the transition, Okolo served as Senior Health Policy Advisor to U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky of Illinois. Okolo drafted, negotiated, and managed the Congresswoman’s legislation, oversight, and policy across a comprehensive health care and public health agenda, most recently focusing almost exclusively on the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, Okolo served as Legislative Aide for Health Policy on the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) for Ranking Member Patty Murray of Washington. A daughter of Nigerian immigrants, Okolo was born and raised in Massachusetts and graduated from Harvard College.”
You will recall that the Bide-Harris Transition team had announced another Nigeria-American, Adewale Adeyemo, as assistant secretary of treasury designates.
ONITSHAGRA.COM congratulates Osareme Okolo on her appointment.