The Africa Development Bank, AfDB, has once again re-elected Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina as it’s President for another term.
Adesina, a former Minister of Agriculture was elected on Thursday during extraordinary meeting of bank holding in Cote d’ivoire.
He emerged unopposed despite United States opposition to his reelection.
Adesina was first elected as AfDB President in 2015.
#AfDBAM2020: Day 2 of the 55th Annual Meetings and the 46th meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund is currently under way. Today will include the election of the president as well as discussions among the Board of Governors. https://t.co/SWK9o4a3eU
— African Development Bank Group (@AfDB_Group) August 27, 2020