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Buhari Meets With AfDB President, Adesina

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The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari met with the President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, behind closed-door in the State House on Tuesday.

The Chairman of AfDB Board of Governors, Niale Kaba on May 5, 2020 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.

However, the US Department of the Treasury, on May 25,2020 said Washington was dissatisfied with the outcome of an internal inquiry that had exonerated Adesina.

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The US Treasury Department called on the AfDB to carry out an independent probe into alleged ethics breaches by its president, Akinwumi Adesina.

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