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Nigeria agriculture minister Adesina wins AfDB presidency
May 28, 2015 / 4:52 PM / 3 years ago

Nigeria agriculture minister Adesina wins AfDB presidency

ABIDJAN, May 28 (Reuters) - Nigeria’s Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina won an election on Thursday to be the new president the African Development Bank, the pan-African lender announced in its Twitter account.

Adesina will take over from outgoing bank president Donald Kaberuka on Sept. 1 to become the 50-year-old body’s eighth leader. (Reporting by Joe Bavier; Editing by David Lewis)

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