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AfDB President Akinwunmi Adesina Sworn-in For Second Term

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has been sworn-in as the re-elected president of the African Development Bank ().

AfDB President Akinwunmi Adesina Sworn-in For Second Term
AfDB President Akinwunmi Adesina Sworn-in For Second Term

The swearing-in ceremony took place virtually on Tuesday.

The event was attended by Heads of States, Governors, ’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and over 200 external stakeholders who joined physically and virtually.

The Chairperson of the AfDB board of Governors and Ghana’s Finance Minister, Kenneth Ofori-Attah, administered the oath of office.

Dr Adesina, Nigeria’s former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, was re-elected on August 27 to serve a second five-year term, after a unanimous vote of all Governors, regional and non-regional members of the Bank.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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