AfDB’s Akinwumi Adesina to seek second term as President

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President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina has revealed that he will be seeking a second term.

He made this known on Friday at the ongoing annual meetings of the bank in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

Adeshina previously served as Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. Until his appointment as Minister in 2010, he was Vice President of Policy and Partnerships for the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).

In 2015, he was elected as the President of the African Development Bank.

He was the first Nigerian to hold the post.




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