Nigerian-American Remi Duyile sworn in as first African-born commissioner in Prince George’s County

After recently inaugurating a Diaspora Advisory Board , a Nigerian Remi Duyile, has been sworn-in as the first Africa-born commissioner in Prince George County .

With Nigeria’s flag flying alongside other countries’, Duyile was sworn-in as one of the commissioners on the county’s Multicultural Affairs Commission on Monday, September 23 . A delighted Duyile took to her Instagram page to share the news of her swearing-in.


Duyile is a former vice president of the Bank of America and a community leader of Africa-born commissioner note. Within 17 years of working with the bank, she rose through the rank; from being a teller at the bank to managing projects and over 600 portfolios in retail, commercial, private, and mortgage banking services before she became the vice president.

Academically, Duyile got her BSc in business administration and MBA in finance and business economy from the University of the District of Columbia between 1982 and 1987. She hails from Ondo state in Nigeria.

Recently, the County Executive, of Prince George county Angela Alsobrooks inaugurated African Diaspora Advisory Board. Members of the advisory board are all said to be residents of Prince Georges County selected from different parts of Africa and four Nigerians made the list. The members include Vincent Iweanoge (Nigeria) chairman; Dr Anu Esuola (Nigeria) vice-chairman; Koby Sarconi (Ghana) member; Dr Joy Davis (Nigeria) member; Kevin Nyona (Kenya) member; Sylvia Dasi (Cameroon) member; Dr Angela Essamuah (Uganda) member; Victor Ogbonna (Nigeria).

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