Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has congratulated Akinwumi Adesina on his re-election as President of Africa Development Bank, AfDB.
Adesina was voted by Governors of the Bank in a virtual meeting held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
His re-election comes weeks after he was absolved of all corruption allegations levelled levelled against him which were found to be false.
In reaction to his re-election, Okonjo-Iweala who is running for Director-General of the World Trade Organization, WTO, stated that it is “Wonderful to get the news of the re-election of @akin_adesina as President of @AfDB_Group.
“Hearty congratulations to you, my brother, and to Grace! Wishing you five more fruitful years!!” she tweeted.
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