With 100% Votes, Adesina secures second 5-year term as AfDB President

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After a long battle, Akinwumi Adesina has been reelected to serve a second five-year term as President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) by the Board of Governors of the Bank. A press release signed Thursday by the Nafissatou Diouf, acting director, communication and external relations department, AfDB, said that the “globally renowned development economist and a World Food Prize Laureate and Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate, Dr. Adesina, has distinguished himself in driving a bold agenda to reform the bank and accelerate Africa’s development. He was first elected as…

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