A support group had purchased and submitted the N100m Presidential form of the All Progressives Congress for the top banker last week.
Browsing: Akinwunmi Adesina
The AfDB president said this in a lecture he delivered at the 51st Annual Accountants Conference in Abuja on Tuesday.
If America and some other world powers come after you, you have every right to shiver in the broiling sun. It’s like Chief Olusegun Obasanjo telling you to dismount from the horse of leadership in Nigeria. Only a Muhammadu Buhari can look him straight in the eyes, and say: No sir. And survive it.
I would definitely not be here without the extraordinary support of my country, Nigeria, and my President H.E. Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. President, you nominated me, you stood by me, you supported me. Thank you very much Sir
Adesina, former Minister of Agriculture in Nigeria, was re-elected last Thursday by the Board of Governors of the AfDB Group at its 2020 Annual Meetings in Abidjan, the Cote D’Ivoire capital.
Obi, who made this known through a statement issued on Thursday, said he was elated by the news of Adesina’s re-election as the President of AfDB.
In a letter directed to the United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, a foremost pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Yoruba Koya Leadership and Training Foundation, declared that opposing Adesina’s second term ambition is tantamount to opposing the general interests of the African people.
One of the hallmarks of seasoned, methodical people is patience, refusal to be rushed or stampeded. Since the alleged breach of ethics saga at the AfDB broke into the open, President Muhammadu Buhari had not said much, at least, not directly. He rather watched developments, got briefings, and weighed his options.
The chamber leader in a virtual chat on African post-pandemic recovery, said the Treasury Department must consider programmes of the US State Department to see how helpful to Africa and Washington Adesina has been by his innovative support and stabilisation of Africa through the AfDB.
Adesina said this in a statement he personally signed and issued on Wednesday.
Adesina said this in a statement on Wednesday following the request by the United States of America that a fresh investigation should be launched on a petition against him.
The Board of Governors and the Ethics Committee of the African Development Bank have given Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the Bank’s President, a clean bill of health in a report dated May 5, wherein it is stated that Adesina has been “entirely exonerated of all allegations made against him.” The background to that development is useful and it is as follows:
South Africa’s President and African Union chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa and the Nobel peace laureate and former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf have commended Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, for his visionary leadership and bold initiatives to accelerate Africa’s development and to support the continent through the COVID-19 crisis.
The African Development Bank says the size of business and consumer expenditures in Africa will rise to $5.6 trillion in five years.
The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African Development Bank.
President Muhammadu Buhari, former President Goodluck Jonathan and Nigerian State Governors have showered encomium on the President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, as he marked his 60th birthday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, on the joyous occasion of his 60th birthday.
Adesina made the assertion at the Inspiration Conference 2020 of the Redeemer’s Men Fellowship (Lagos Regions) in Lagos.
A high-level African Development Bank delegation, led by President Akinwumi Adesina, is set to join global leaders at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development, TICAD7 from August 28 to 30.
Having five African Presidents, over 60 global speakers from the public and private sectors across three continents together is a large private sector platform for empowerment and generation of ideas