AfDB president Adesina receives Nigeria Global Brand Award

Written by on August 24, 2022

Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has been conferred with the Nigeria Global Brand Award of the Year 2021.
Adesina received the award in Abuja at the Annual Public Lectures and Impact Series/Awards organised by Blueprint Newspapers, a national daily Newspapers in Nigeria.
The award was conferred on him for his pragmatic and purposeful leadership among other qualities.

The AfDB has secured the largest ever general capital, from 93 billion dollars to 208 billion dollars since Adesina’s assumption of office in 2015.
Also, the bank’s High-5 operational strategy has benefited 335 million Africans over the last six years.
Adesina was also instrumental to the creation of the Africa Investment Forum, the continent’s premier investment marketplace.
The forum has so far attracted 110 billion dollars in investment interests in Africa since its inception in 2018.
In July, “Publish What you Fund”, a global campaign for aid and development transparency, ranked AfDB as one of the most transparent institutions in the world.
AfDB moved up from fourth place in 2020 for its sovereign operations.

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