AfDB President concludes first official visit to Nigeria

Akinwumi Adesina concluded a three-day official visit to Nigeria on Wednesday, reaffirming the African Development Bank’s strong partnership with one of his biggest shareholders and clients, as the country struggles with an economic recession. “We are not fair-weather friends. We will stand by Nigeria,” Adesina said, amidst announcements of a US $1-billion budget support operation and US $1-million emergency grant to assist Internally Displaced Persons in northeastern Nigeria.

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