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.
- 13/09/2017 - Speech delivered by Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, on the occasion of the Africa50 Annual Shareholders Meeting on September 12, 2017 in Dakar, Senegal
- 19/08/2017 - Speech delivered by Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, at the 37th Summit of the Heads of State and Governments of the Southern Africa Development Community, August 19-20, 2017, Pretoria, South Africa
- 19/07/2017 - Speech by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank at the State Dinner offered by H.E. Philemon YANG Prime Minister, Head of Government Republic of Cameroon
- 04/07/2017 - Launch of the Japan - Africa Energy Initiative: Remarks by Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank - Letter of Intent signing ceremony at the Africa Union Summit
- 15/06/2017 - Speech by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank at the US-Africa Business Summit, organized by the Corporate Council on Africa, June 13, 2017, Washington DC
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
- 22/09/2017 - Intense émotion à la cérémonie de la BAD en hommage à feu Babacar Ndiaye, son ancien président
- 13/09/2017 - Africa50 is partner of choice for economic transformation, Adesina tells shareholders
- 07/09/2017 - Liberian President Johnson Sirleaf visits AfDB President
- 07/09/2017 - The African Development Bank appoints Racine Kane as Deputy Director General for the Central Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office
- 07/09/2017 - African leaders validate AfDB’s Feed Africa Strategy at African Green Revolution Forum