Nigeria’s Agric minister, Akinwunmi Adesina elected AfDB President


Nigeria’s outgoing Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, has been elected the 8th President of the African Development Bank (AfDB)
Adesina, 55, will succeed incumbent president, Donald Kaberuka, at the end of his second term as President of the Bank in August 2015.
The new AfDB President emerged winner at the end of the election conducted by the Board of the Bank during the annual meeting of the African Development Bank Group in Abidjan.
Adesina’s victory was announced by the Minister of Planning and Development for Côte d’Ivoire, Albert Toikeusse Mabri, who is currently the Chairman of the Board of Governors …Read More

Source:: New Mail