Akinwumi A. Adesina

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I am greatly honoured to receive the prestigious Ronald Harmon Brown award for International Distinction by the National Bar Association in the USA. Thank you very much NBA President @Esquiremoore and the Board of @nationalbar. Watch video clip: vimeo.com/734859365/5bf1…   
African Development Fund can save African countries billions of dollars in interest payments on very expensive Eurobonds. It’s time the Fund is allowed to leverage funds from capital markets, using its equity, to support Africa. ⁦@SecYellen⁩ ⁦⁦ bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
Thank you Honorable @abikedabiri for the invitation and for all you are doing for the Nigerian diaspora. twitter.com/abikedabiri/st…
On the heels of the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta as #AAAP Global Champion, we look forward to welcoming @AfDB_Group President @akin_adesina to the Africa Adaptation Summit #GCA2022 on 5th Sept to lay the foundation for an adaptation breakthrough for Africa at #COP27.
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Thank you @YacineFal. It was great working together. Many thanks for your excellent work and support!🙏�twitter.com/yacinefal/stat…Lg
At the margins of the 9th Meeting of the Council of Ministers, Mrs @YacineFal @AfDB_Group Acting Vice President for Regional Development, Integration & Business Delivery, joined me in signing the Protocol of Agreement for the grant of $11million for AfCFTA implementation
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Yacine Fal, Acting Vice President, Director General of my Cabinet, retires after 25 years at ⁦@AfDB_Group⁩. Yacine was an exceptional asset to the Bank. A great professional, leader, team player & first rate diplomat. She was kind to all and very loyal. Go and shine more!🙏�nd
Thank you very much @VisserLola for always being so supportive, caring and encouraging! May God [email protected] 🙏�twitter.com/visserlola/sta…ZE
Thank you very much dear @aoteh for your friendship, love, prayers and support. 🙏🏽twitter.com/aoteh/status/1…GBH
My Love, Grace: As we celebrate our 38th wedding anniversary today, I love you today more than ever. You are God’s most precious gift and blessing to me. You are beautiful, loving, kind, and godly — a model wife, mother, and my best friend. Happy Anniversay Honey! I love you!🥂�C4
African Development Bank launched $1.5 billion Emergency Food Production Facility in May to mitigate effects of Russian-Ukraine conflict on food security in Africa. By July 15 our Board had approved $1.13 billion for 24 countries. We promise, we deliver! reliefweb.int/report/world/a…
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the @AfDB_Group shares his impressions after an official visit he paid to the #UM6P Campus in Benguerir. youtu.be/qB9CIEo7lOM
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Congratulations Prof. Tom Hertel on winning the Humboldt Award! Tom taught me as a Ph.D student at Purdue University. Tom is one of the most brilliant and finest professors and scholars I have met. Congratulations @LifeAtPurdue@PurdueAg⁩ ⁦ ag.purdue.edu/stories/profes…
I am super proud of and congratulate Tobi Amusan, Nigerian athlete, who shattered the 100 meters hurdles’ world record in 12.06 seconds, winning gold! Lesson: never limit yourself. The sky is your starting point!🥇q
Leadership: leaders are selfless and sacrifice to improve the welfare of the people they serve. Leeches parasitise on the people they are to serve, for personal self-interests. Be a leader, not a leech.
Congratulations to @akin_adesina President of the @AfDB_Group on being a recipient of the #RonaldBrown Award of International Distinction by the National Bar Association @nationalbar on July 28 in Nashville, TN.
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The African Development Bank invested $44 billion in infrastructure in Africa in past 6 years —the largest financier of infrastructure in Africa of all multilateral financing institutions. We’ll do more to build climate resilient infrastructure. @JoeBiden @SecYellen @JohnKerry
Fitch Ratings affirms African Development Bank’s credit rating at 'AAA' with Outlook Stable. Great news! I am very proud of my highly competent and hard working staff, and the Board of Directors. afdb.org/en/news-and-ev…
HE Ms Bekele-Thomas @nardosbthomas met with President of AfDB @AfDB_Group Dr Adesina @akin_adesina on the margins of US-Africa Business Summit. They discussed collaboration in infrastructure dev, agric, water & the re-energising & financing of youth initiatives for joint rollout
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Rencontre avec l’équipe de la @AfDB_Group dirigée par son président M. @akin_adesina, en présence de M. Aziz Akhennouch, @ChefGov_ma, Mme @FettahNadia et M. @mohcine_jazouli
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"Morocco is a great example of the power of vision, dynamism and opportunities that exist in Africa. #Morocco has the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant – Noor Ouarzazate – which was financed by the @AfDB_Group." - @akin_adesina #USAfricaBizSummit #PowerAfrica
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Discover the testimony of Mr. @akin_adesina, President of the @AfDB_Group, about #TangerMed, during the opening ceremony of the 2022 U.S.-Africa Business Summit in #Marrakech, organized by the @CorpCnclAfrica, in partnership with the Kingdom of #Morocco. #TangerMedTalks #Ports
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It was great to meet you, my Sister, @nardosbthomas at the @CorpCnclAfrica US-Africa Business Summit. I look forward to working together. twitter.com/nardosbthomas/…
"U.S. FDI in Africa in 2020 was $47.5 billion. This represents 5.2% of U.S. global DFI. #PresidentBiden’s Build Back Better World can tilt more U.S. private sector investments to Africa. It is time to refresh, reengage, & re-invest in Africa" says @akin_adesina Pres @AfDB_Group
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"Je crois que c'est le moment pour les investisseurs américains d'investir massivement en #Afrique. Il y a toujours un avantage du premier de se réengager et de réinvestir", déclare @akin_adesina, président de l'@AfDB_Group au sommet des affaires États-Unis-Afrique en 🇲�YW
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Great meeting with @AminaJMohammed on how #AAAP implementation is accelerating adaptation action in Africa. Look forward to welcoming the @UN DSG to the Africa Adaptation Summit chaired by @Macky_Sall on 5 Sept. Adaptation finance must flow for Africa @KGeorgieva @akin_adesina
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African Development Bank ranked as the Most Transparent Institution in the World! ⁦@JoeBiden⁩ ⁦@SecYellen⁩ ⁦@EmmanuelMacron⁩ ⁦@Macky_Sall⁩ ⁦@JustinTrudeau⁩ ⁦⁦@MinPres⁩ ⁦@CyrilRamaphosa⁩ ⁦@PaulKagame⁩ ⁦ afdb.org/en/news-and-ev…
Thank you @LopesInsights. The African Development is today a global financial institution, with world-class governance, accountability & transparency. Being ranked the Most Transparent Institution in the World, the African Development Bank is a great pride to Africa & the world. twitter.com/lopesinsights/…
Thank you Mr. President. It was great to meet with you my dear brother President @edmnangagwa. I accept the role of Champion for the arrears clearance and debt resolution for Zimbabwe. With your strong support and working closely with the international community, we will succeed. twitter.com/edmnangagwa/st…
"President Kenyatta's dynamism, voice and leadership will help as we drive for greater financing for climate adaptation for Africa," said @AfDB_Group President @akin_adesina at the Inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta as Global Champion for the #AAAP. Watch the statement ⬇️
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I am saddened by the passing away of Mohammed Barkindo, the Secretary General of OPEC. A huge loss to ⁦@OPECSecretariat⁩ . A huge loss to Nigeria. Thank you for your immense contributions. My condolences to his family, OPEC and the Federal Government of Nigeria. RIP. ⁦
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta endorsed as Global Champion for @AfDB_Group and @GCAdaptation's Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program. bit.ly/3ao37Qx @StateHouseKenya Watch remarks from #AfDB President @akin_adesina: bit.ly/3P3tslI #ClimateResilience
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I am very saddened by the shooting and death of Shinzo Abe, former Prime Minister of Japan. A powerful voice for good in the world. A great friend of Africa. He drove TICAD for a very strong Japan-Africa partnership. My condolences to his family, the government & people of Japan.
We are grateful for the call to action made by the Pdt of the @AfDB_Group, Dr. @akin_adesina, in favour of ARC. Since 2017, the AfDB and ARC have established a partnership, through the Africa Disaster Risks Financing programme, to support African states to manage disaster risks.
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Invest more in #Africa, African Development Bank President @akin_adesina urges keen Irish business community at Africa #Ireland Economic Forum in Dublin. #AIEF2022 @PresidentIRL 🔗 bit.ly/3OJZTWrAo
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Flew from London with my dear brother and friend, The 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ll. We could not stop discussing our common passions on economics, finance, development, political economy, and development of Nigeria and Africa, even after landing in Lagos. Great time!
Today with Benedict Oramah, President of AfriExim Bank, after our meeting in Lagos. A united and competitive Africa will take on the world. That is our role as African Development Bank Group and the AfriExim Bank. ⁦We will sharply focus our drive to make it happen.
I was so warmly received today in Dublin by the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. He has a heart and passion for Africa. He told me “you’re doing such an incredible job for Africa with your leadership in running the African Development Bank. I am inspired by your vision.”
Wide-ranging address by @AfDB_Group President @akin_adesina at #AIEF2022 on strong Irish-Africa relations; the devastating impact of climate change, C19 & war on #Ukraine & the dynamism & resilience of communities across the continent who will shape our shared future.
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"What Africa does with agriculture will determine the future of food in the world" - a powerful speech by @AfDB_Group President @akin_adesina on Africa's future and potential #AIEF2022
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A last selfie with my model Vice President, Mateus Magala, as he departs to be Minister in Mozambique: 1. Hardworking 2. Bold 3. Results-focused 4.Delivers 5. Transformative 6. Team player 7. Dependable 8. Loyal and faithful 9. Shared my vision 100% 10. Legacy-focussed. Go well💕P
"I raise my voice on behalf of the 1.3 billion people affected in #Africa by a looming food crisis arising from the war... For Africa, we must move beyond emergency food aid. we must prioritise food production." President @akin_adesina #UnitingForFoodSecurity
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