Tag: Akinwumi Adesina

Review Clears African Development Bank’s Chief of Allegations

An independent panel backed an African Development Bank probe that found no evidence of wrongdoing by its president, Akinwumi Adesina. The finding enables Adesina, 60, to seek re-election next month…

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AfDB appoints Wambui Gichuri new acting Vice President, Jennifer Blanke steps down

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has announced the appointment of Wambui Gichuri as Acting Vice President- Agriculture, Human and Social Development, with effect from 5 July 2020. This follows the resignation of the erstwhile Vice…

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‘I Maintain My Innocence’ AfDB Chief, Adesina Hits Back Over Graft Accusations

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, hit back on Wednesday at accusations of corruption and vowed to continue working. In a press statement, Adesina slammed “unprecedented…

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