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AfDB saga: Leave Adesina alone, Obasanjo blasts US

by on May 28, 2020 0
Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has hit at the United States for insisting that the President of African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina be probed by an independent body. Adesina was accused of favouritism and others issues and had been cleared by the Ethics Committee of the Board of Director and Chairman of... Read More

AfDB board bows to US pressure to probe its president

by on May 27, 2020 0
The African Development Bank’s board agreed to an independent probe of its president, Akinwumi Adesina, after the U.S. rejected an internal investigation that cleared him of allegations of favoritism. Africa’s largest multilateral lender decided on the inquiry after several governments backed U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s criticism of a bank-led examination into the allegations,... Read More