NACCIMA also conferred its Excellence Award on World Trade Organisation Director-General, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group.
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The award ceremony was organised virtually by the African Union with the private sector in the AU headquarters at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Friday.
Adesina spoke virtually at the maiden 2020 Prize Presentation Ceremony and Graduation of 53 Leadership Ambassadors organised by the Nigerian Prize for Leadership in Abuja on Saturday.
Obasanjo spoke on Monday when he received the leadership of the Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria, led by the National President, Desmond Nwachukwu, who paid him a courtesy visit at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Pent House residence in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital
The Vice Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party during the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, stated this on Tuesday while reacting to the news of Adesina’s vindication by the committee led by Mary Robinson, former President of the Republic of Ireland and a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Rather, APRA is insisting that due process must be followed.
Bio joined other African leaders to rally support for embattled Adesina on his verified Twitter handle, accessed by the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday
In a statement signed by the ex-presidents, including Nigeria’s Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, the former leaders described AfDB as the “pride of the continent”.
The position of the Federal Government was contained in a letter to the Board by the Minister of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning, Zainab Ahmed
The former President made his position known in a letter to the Board of the AfDB, which has taken a position to probe Adesina afresh after the Ethics Committee had cleared him of any wrongdoing
The Chairman of the bureau, Niale Kaba, in a statement said the publications trending in the media on purported directive of stepping down of Adesina was false.
They will be joining the over 9,000 current beneficiaries, from 54 African countries, for business training, mentoring, a non-refundable $5,000 of seed capital and global networking opportunities
The money was released on Monday with the remainder expected to be disbursed to the entrepreneurs in Q12020
The AfDB President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, disclosed this during a public presentation of African Economic Outlook 2020 in Abidjan on Thursday
The AfDB’s Communication and External Relations Department in a statement on Wednesday quoted Adesina as saying at the London Stock Exchange that “the gap is therefore offering huge opportunities for global investors.”
The AfDB’s Communication and External Relations Department quoted Adesina as saying this on Tuesday at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London.
The bank’s Communication and External Relations Department made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday.
The decision was announced in a communique signed by the commission’s President, Jean-Claude Kassi at the end of the 56th ordinary session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS, held in Abuja.
Adesina made the call while delivering a lecture at the 13th convocation of Bowen University on Friday in Osun State,
Quattara said this at the first Council of Ministers of the country’s new government team on Friday