Gov Ortom congratulates Akinwumi Adesina on his re-election as AfDB President

August 28, 2020
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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has congratulated Dr Akinwumi Adesina on his re-election as President of the African Development Bank, AfDB.

Governor Ortom in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Tever Akase said that the result, which gave Dr Adesina 100% votes of all regional and non-regional members of the Bank, has reaffirmed his competence.

He expressed confidence that the former Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture will continue to distinguish himself in driving a robust agenda to reform the Bank for Africa’s development.

According to him, the unopposed re-election of the AfDB President which followed his clearance after a corruption probe, has further brightened his credentials as one of Africa’s trusted administrators.

He added that Dr Adesina deserves the needed support to enable him have a successful tenure of office.

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