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2020: The year of the pandemic and a new era of virtual working

At the Bank, 2020 has been dominated by the fight against COVID-19. We took bold and swift action to support countries confronted with the disease and innovation in teleworking and technology resulted in COVID-19 disaster relief and mitigation packages, fiscal support to governments and the successful conduct of the Bank's first virtual Annual General Meetings which saw the re-election of President Akinwumi Adesina at its helm.

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Coronavirus or COVID-19 did spread rapidly across the globe following its outbreak in Wuhan, China, the virus hit African shores, spreading to every country.

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