The Vice President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development at the African Development Bank, Dr. Jennifer Blanke, has resigned her position.
The bank made this known in a statement on Wednesday.
The bank said Blanke’s resignation would take effect July 4, 2020.
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The statement quoted her saying, “I am leaving purely for family reasons to rejoin my family in Switzerland, after a very fulfilling time at the bank. I will miss the bank and the excellent team we have built. I will continue to strongly support the bank from wherever I am.
“I thank President Akinwumi Adesina for his strong leadership, guidance, and support which have undoubtedly motivated and helped my team and I to play a key role in the transformation of the bank. I feel privileged to have been given an opportunity to contribute to the bank’s agenda for accelerating Africa’s social and economic transformation.”