LOCAL NEWS POLITICAL GIST SOCIETY GIST World AFDB PRESIDENT, ADESINA SWORN-IN FOR SECOND TERM By Admin Posted on 3 weeks ago 1 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has been sworn-in for a five-year second term after reelection as the President of the African Development Bank. The swearing-in ceremony held Tuesday was attended by Heads of States, Governors and other stakeholders who joined physically and virtually. The former Nigerian Minister of Agriculture was reelected last week to serve a second five-year term, with a 100 per cent vote of all Governors, and regional and non-regional members of the bank. His first term as President of Africa’s premier development finance institution, comprising 54 regional and 27 non-regional member countries, focused on five key development priorities tagged the High 5s. These include Light up and Power Africa; Feed Africa; Industrialize Africa; Integrate Africa; and Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa.