AFDB: ADESINA GET REELECTED FOR SECOND TERM UNOPPOSED
The erstwhile Nigeria Agriculture minister Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina has today during the virtual meeting of the Africa Development Bank been re-elected as the President of the foremost African finance organization.
Adesina was re-elected by the Board of Governors of the Bank at the ongoing AfDB’s virtual annual meeting in Abidjan on Thursday.
Also, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie confirmed the development while congratulating Adesina on her Twitter page.
Onochie wrote, “Our very own Akinwumi Akin Adesina has been reaffirmed as the President of the African Development Bank.
“Thank you to our supportive President @MBuhari who mobilized support for our own Adesina and why not! Adesina has been proven to be above boards.”
It will be recalled that an Independent Review Panel exonerated Akinwumi Adesina, of any ethical wrongdoings.
The panel was set up by AfDB Bureau of Governors, following a complaint by the United States.
It was discovered that the allegations against Adesina were properly considered and dismissed by the committee.
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Man get engaged to a crocodile in Mexico
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