President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday extended congratulations to recently reelected President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akin Adesina. Buhari congratulated him in person: “Today I congratulated him in person on winning re-election to a second and final term in office. Nothing succeeds like success. He has been very supportive of our administration, and I […]
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu joined the train of well wishers for Nigeria’s Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, even as the latter emerged as reelected President of the African Development Bank, despite recent oppositions from foreign quarters. “Hearty congratulations to Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina on his re-election as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB)”, Sanwo-Olu said […]
King Mswati III of Swaziland has honoured President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, during a traditional ceremony. Adesina, Nigeria’s former Agriculture Minister, is seeking a re-election to continue the work that he has started at the AfDB that saw him winning the $250,000 World Food Prize in 2017 for his role in expanding […]
The President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has asserted that Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, will become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021. Adesina said this at the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Morocco at the weekend. He urged Africa to focus on agriculture to drive growth and employment […]
Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has thanked the immediate past Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for laying a very solid foundation in the agricultural sector. The Minister disclosed this when he received a delegation of the African Development Bank (AfDB) led by the institution’s Vice President in charge of […]
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