BREAKING: Akinwumi Adesina Wins AfDB Presidency

imageABIDJAN, 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.

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