Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Adesina sworn-in as AfDB President for second term

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina was on Tuesday sworn-in as the President of African Development Bank, AfDB for a second term of five years.

The AfDB President in a passionate speech unveiled his vision for for his next five years.

Speaking at the swearing in, Adesina said more than ever before, his second tenure would expand partnerships, which included “financial partnerships, knowledge partnerships, and investment partnership.”

“We will drive Africa’s growth further, deeper and faster to build a stronger and more resilient Africa.

“Let us move forward driven by the power of our mission and emboldened by the strength of our togetherness…Together we achieve more, we become more resilient, we build build a better bank. Together we win for Africa,” he stated.

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