He was re-elected by the Board of Governors of the Bank at the ongoing AfDB’s virtual annual meeting in Abidjan on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie confirmed the development while congratulatingAdesina on her Twitter page.
“Our very own AkinwumiAkinAdesina has been reaffirmed as thePresident of the African Development Bank.
“Thank you to our supportive President @MBuhari who mobilized support for our ownAdesina and why not! Adesina has been proven to be above boards.”
TGM had reported that an Independent Review Panel exonerated AkinwumiAdesina, of any ethical wrongdoings.
The panel was set up by AfDB Bureau of Governors, following a complaint by the United States.
It was discovered that the allegations against Adesina were properly considered and dismissed by the committee.