President Muhammadu Buhari meets AfDB boss, Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari meets AfDB boss, Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the President Villa, Abuja.

The AfDB boss arrived at the Presidential Villa at about 11.20 a.m and was escorted to the president’s office by presidential aides.

President Muhammadu Buhari meets AfDB boss, Adesina

Adesina had on Dec. 21 attended the 56th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority Heads of State and Government where he announced that the bank had helped to support 18 million people to have access to electricity.

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The AfDB chief said the bank also supported another 141 million people with access to agricultural technologies for food security.

President Muhammadu Buhari meets AfDB boss, Adesina

He also revealed that the bank had provided 13 million people with access to finance; 101 million people with access to improved transport and 60 million people with access to improved water and sanitation.

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