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Buhari Commends Adeshina Over Vote Of Confidence By AFDB Board Of Directors

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The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has commended the President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, over the clean bill of health given to him by Board of Directors of the financial institution.

This was made known on Thursday, in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

A report dated May 5, 2020, signed by Niale Kaba, Chairman of the Bureau of the Board of Governors, indicated that Dr Adesina had been exonerated of allegations against him by whistleblowers, which were thoroughly investigated by the Ethics Committee of the Board of Directors, and a recommendation made to Governors of the African Development Bank, and African Development Fund.

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According to Kaba, in the report, “On the basis of the results contained in the report of the committee, I am of the view that we should adopt its conclusions by declaring that the President is totally exonerated of all the allegations made against him.”

President Buhari said that Dr. Adesina had served the African continent well, and made his motherland proud.

He wished him greater successes in the position of responsibility he occupied.

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