African Union Executive Council endorses AfDB President for second term

AFRICA – The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African Development Bank. The decision was taken during the thirty-sixth Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council, held during the AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Dr Adesina was elected to his first term as President by the Bank’s Board of Governors at its Annual Meetings in Abidjan on May 2015. He is the eighth President of the African Development Bank Group and the first Nigerian in…

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