Akinwumi Adesina re-elected as AfDB President


Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) for the second term.

Adesina, who ran unopposed was re-elected by the Board of Governors of the Bank, Thursday at the AfDB’s virtual annual meeting in Abidjan.

Apart from being the sole candidate in the election, Adesina is the first Nigerian to occupy the role.
The former Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture was elected for a five-year term on May 28, 2015, at the 50th annual meetings, which took place in Abidjan.

(The New Diplomat)

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