The immediate past president of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has taken to his social media handles to congratulate Dr Akinwunmi Adesina on his re-election as the president of African Development Bank (AfDB).
The ex-president describes Adesina as a man of impeccable expertise, experience and integrity, stating that the renowned economist, who served as a minister in his administration, was instrumental to his success as a president.
In his acceptance speech yesterday, the newly elected AfDB president thanked the stakeholders and vowed to ensure that Africa goes higher.
He further promised not to disappoint Africans, stating that the confidence reposed in him was so overwhelming as he has become the first AfDB president to be re-elected by 100% votes of the shareholders.
The new president will resume his official second term duty on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.