AfDB President Adesina’s Acceptance Speech After FUT Minna Awards Honourary Doctorate Degree

Your Excellency former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar The Chancellor Mr. Vice Chancellor Members of the University Council and the Senate Faculty members, management, and staff of the University Great students of the Federal University of Technology, Minna The Graduating Class of 2022 Royal fathers, the Emirs Parents, families, and friends My darling wife, […]


African Development Bank Members Show Support For Plan To Tackle Covid-19 At Annual Meeting

  *Adesina also pledged that the Bank would strengthen support to African countries as they tackle the pandemic’s economic and health impacts The African Development Bank Group’s ( shareholders have shown strong support for the Bank’s proposals to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, and this as the continent faces the possibility of a third wave of […]


Ecobank Group Wins Award For Innovation In Financial Services From African Banker

The leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank is delighted to announce that it has won the Award for Innovation in Financial Services at the 2020 edition of the prestigious African Banker magazine Awards. The Awards, which reward banking excellence in Africa, were announced at a virtual ceremony held on 26th August. The African Banker’s judging process […]


Dr. Akinwumi Adesina’s Opening Speech at The African Development Bank 2020 Annual Meetings

Your Excellency, President Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Honorable Minister Niale Kaba, Chairperson of the Board of Governors Honorable Governors Members of the Board of Directors Senior management and staff of the Bank Ladies and Gentlemen   Good morning and welcome to the 2020 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank […]


Dean of the African Diplomatic Corps in the USA On Akinwumi Adesina

  Dr. AKINWUMI ADESINA, President of African Development Bank (AfDB) has now been completely exonerated and of any wrongdoing by a high level panel of eminent persons led by Her Excellency Mary Robinson, former President of the Republic of Ireland. The panel was established to review the report by the Ethics Committee of the Boards […]