Updated: President Buhari Meets With AFDB Boss, Supports Re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday held a meeting with Mr Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of the Africa Development Bank (AFDB). The meeting was also attended by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama and the Chief of Staff to the President Ibrahim Gambari. The meeting which lasted about 45 minutes ended with Mr Adesina declining to speak with journalists. This meeting follows a petition by a group of whistle-blowers against Adesina, accusing him of breaching AFDB’s code of conduct, some of…

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Akinwunmi Adesina AFDB Responds To Allegations Of Mismanagement

Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has responded (dated April 8, 2020) to the allegations against him courtesy of Premium Times. Read below… Allegation No. 1 Not provided Allegation No. 2: Appointment of Mrs Chinelo ANOHU-AMAZU ADESINA: Ms Chinelo Anohu-AMAZU was recruited through a globally advertised, open and competitive recruitment process. The search process was carried out by a top notch external recruitment firm, Russell Reynolds of the UK. She was one of two top candidates (both women) recommended to me as President to consider for…

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