Great! Buhari Nominates Adesina for Re-election as AfDB President


President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Akinwunmi Adesina for re-election as President of African Development Bank (AfDB).

Adesina, who disclosed this over the weekend at an event in Lagos, appreciated Buhari for nominating him for re-election for a second term as president of the bank.

According to him, “When asked by former president Goodluck Jonathan to serve as Minister of Agriculture, it was duty calling me to the land of my birth.

“I served Nigeria to the very best of my ability. I thank God that Nigeria’s agriculture sector witnessed a much-needed transformation at the time.

“With the strong support of Mr. Jonathan and the then President-elect, Buhari, we campaigned very hard for the position of President of African Development Bank.

“It was a Nigeria project, as all hands were on deck. This included our former presidents and heads of state, Messers Abdulsalami Abubakar, Yakubu Gowon, Olusegun Obasanjo, former vice presidents…

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