The African Development Bank (AfDB), has sworn in Akinwunmi Adesina for a second term in office as president.
In an event that was broadcast virtually, Adesina was sworn in today at the AfDB headquarters in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
Adesina was a former minister of agriculture in Nigeria. He became the first Nigerian to be elected to the presidential position of the AFDB in May 2015.
He was re-elected on Thursday, August 27, during the annual meetings of the AFDB.
The oath of office was administered by Kenneth Ofori-Attah, Ghana’s finance minister and chair of the AFDB board of governors.