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African Development Bank (Abidjan)

Dr.Adesina 8th President of the AfDB Sworn in for Second Term

The African Development Bank is hosting a swearing in ceremony of its newly re-elected President, Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, on Tuesday 1 September 9.00 am GMT. Dr. Adesina has been re-elected to serve a second five-year term as President of the African Development Bank. He received the unanimous vote of all the Governors of the Bank on Thursday 27 August, the last day of the 2020 Annual Meetings.

The swearing-in ceremony, which took place at the Bank’s Abidjan headquarters was presided over by newly appointed Chair of the Board of Governors, Ghanaian Finance Minister Kenneth Ofori-Atta, who administered the Oath Office.

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