198 views | Emmanuel Anthony | September 2, 2020
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has joined other African leaders and financial experts to congratulate the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina on his re-election.
The ex-President, who was present virtually during Adesina’s swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday, said he is confident that the AfDB President will not disappoint Africa and the shareholders in the bank.
According to him, Adesina made a lot of achievements within the first five years of his first tenure as the AfDB boss.
He also expressed confidence that Adesina will perform better when given the mandate to serve for another term in office.
He said” Let me first congratulate Adesina for making history, for the number of achievements he made within the first five years.
“Let me also thank all the shareholders for supporting him. I believe that in his second tenure, he will even do better.
“Dr Adesina worked with me as my Minister for Agriculture and I know what he is made up of.
“I believe he will not disappoint the shareholders.”