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.
- 22/02/2018 - Speech Delivered by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina President, African Development Bank Group Distinguished Speaker at the 94th annual US Department of Agriculture Outlook Forum - "The Roots of Prosperity"
- 13/02/2018 - Speech delivered by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank, at the 3rd Africa Science, Technology and Innovation Forum, Cairo, Egypt, February 10, 2018
- 06/02/2018 - Speech Delivered by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank on the occasion of the 2018 Diplomatic Luncheon - Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire - February 6, 2018
- 18/01/2018 - Speech by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, on the occasion of the commissioning of the Bank’s Purpose-Built Office Building by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, January 18, 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria
- 18/01/2018 - Address by His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Vice-President, on behalf of Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, at the commissioning of the African Development Bank’s Nigeria Country Office - Abuja, 18/01/2018
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
- 15/03/2018 - Kimberly Heimert appointed General Counsel at Africa50
- 15/03/2018 - Raza Hasnani appointed Head of Infrastructure Investments at Africa50 Project Finance
- 15/03/2018 - Korea ready to host African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings: Deputy Prime Minister
- 15/03/2018 - African Development Bank commends Japan’s multi-billion-dollar support for Africa’s economic transformation
- 07/03/2018 - African Development Bank at the centre of "a great Africa moment": North African Governors