President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, congratulated Akinwunmi Adesina, on his re-election as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB).
A statement by the Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina, said Buhari, on behalf of the Federal Executive Council and Nigerians in general, felicitated with President of African Development Bank (AfDB), on his re-election for a second term in office.
News of the victory was announced during the Council of State meeting, which was attended by former heads of state, Senate President, governors, some Ministers, and senior government officials.
The President extended his appreciation to the African Union for its endorsement of the AfDB President much earlier, and to shareholders of the bank who worked tirelessly to ensure the return of the visionary leader.
While pledging full support of his government to ensure a successful tenure for the AfDB leadership, President Buhari prayed that the Almighty God will continue to strengthen Adesina and his team for greater good to the continent.