December 2, 2022



AfDB President Adesina named amongst 2021 international model award winners

African Improvement Financial institution Group President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has been awarded Nigeria World Model Award of the Yr 2021 by Blueprint Newspapers, a nationwide day by day print and newspaper in Nigeria. The award is in recognition for what the newspaper describes as Dr Adesina’s pragmatic and purposeful management.

Ms. Amina. J. Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary Normal and Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director Normal of the World Commerce Organisation are additionally award recipients.

Greater than 30 Nigerians had been acknowledged through the 2021 Annual Public Lectures and Influence Collection/Awards ceremony held on the sixteenth of August  on the Worldwide Convention Centre in Abuja. Visitors included Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, Governor Mai Mala Bunu of Yobe State, Minister of Info and Tradition Lai Muhammed, and Minister of Youths and Sports activities, Sunday Dare.

Others had been the Emir of Kontagora, Alhaji Muhammadu Barau Mu’azu III, and varied representatives of presidency, the non-public sector and members of the diplomatic corps. 

The African Improvement Financial institution’s Director Normal for Nigeria Nation Division, Mr. Lamin Barrow, obtained the award on behalf of Dr. Adesina.

In keeping with Mohammed Idris, Chairman and Writer of Blueprint Newspapers, Adesina obtained the award “due to his pragmatic and purposeful management, and the string of successes he has recorded as a nationwide and worldwide determine. The revolutionary methods he’s working because the President of African Improvement Financial institution are worthy of our recognition.”

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