Akinwumi Adesina, 8th President of the AfDB
Akinwumi Adesina, formerly Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, was elected as the 8th President of the African Development Bank on Thursday, May 28, 2015.
He succeeded Donald Kaberuka of Rwanda, and assumed duty on September 1, 2015 in Abidjan.
- 22/03/2017 - Allocution du Président Akinwumi Adesina, à la clôture du CEO Forum Genève 22 mars 2017, prononcée par le Vice-président Amadou Hott
- 20/03/2017 - Speech of Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, delivered by Vice-President Pierre Guislain at the Africa CEO Forum
- 13/03/2017 - Remarks by Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, at the launch of the Africa Progress Panel Report “Lights, Power, Action: Electrifying Africa”
- 16/02/2017 - Speech by Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, to the heads of diplomatic missions and international organizations accredited to Côte d’Ivoire, Abidjan, 16 February, 2017
- 14/01/2017 - Remarks by President Akinwumi Adesina at the France-Africa Forum, Heads of State Session, 14 January 2017, Bamako, Mali
My vision is to help build a new Africa with prosperous, sustainable and inclusive growth; one that is peaceful, secure and united, regionally integrated and globally competitive.
Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President
- 27/03/2017 - Adesina speaks of “Africa’s promise” at Emerging Markets Forum in Abidjan
- 20/03/2017 - 5eme édition de l’Africa CEO Forum à Genève : Réinventer le Business model africain
- 20/03/2017 - “Face the future with courage and determination,” Adesina tells Nigerian youth
- 17/03/2017 - African Development Bank appoints Roger Adom as Director of Information Technology
- 13/03/2017 - “Lights, Power, Action”: AfDB’s Adesina and Kofi Annan urge governments to close Africa’s energy deficit