Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, completed a three-day official visit to Nigeria on Wednesday, reaffirming the Bank's strong partnership with one of his biggest shareholders and clients, as the country struggles with the impact of an economic recession.
Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Monday stressed the need for Nigeria to put in place the right incentives to boost private investment and revive growth.
The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has received an Honorary Doctorate Degree (Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa) from his Alma Mater, Obafemi Awolowe University, in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
The Boards of Directors of Africa50 Project Development and Project Finance met on October 6, 2015 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Boards approved the appointment of Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, as the new Chairperson of both Boards.
The Chairman of Nigeria Agriculture Business Group (NABG), and its Coordinator, Sani Dangote and Emmanuel Ijewere, have expressed confidence in the ability of the newly elected President of African Development Bank (AfDB), and former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina to pilot the continental bank to an enviable level.