Buhari commends AFDB president for being cleared of corruption allegations

Muhammadu-Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari had expressed satisfaction on the clearing of all allegations against President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesinaim by an anonymous group, and further validation of his competence and integrity to lead the institution.
This was contained in a statement signed by the special adviser to the president on media and publicity Femi Adesina
The President congratulates AfDB Board of Directors, the Ethics Committee and members of staff for their courage, maturity and patience in following through the process of investigations, and acceptance of Report of Panel of High-Level Independent Experts, which reviewed the Report of Ethics Committee of AfDB, and Dr Adesina’s response.
President Buhari commends the eminent personalities, including Mary Robinson, Justice Hassan B. Jallow and Leonard F. McCarthy, who handled the review of the report of the Ethics Committee, and their professionalism in rejecting support services, and providing a unanimous report.
He believes the conclusion of the review will finally draw a curtain on the allegations that created distractions for the entire institution for a period, and serve as impetus for more diligence in handling responsibilities, while fuelling the zeal to deliver on the promises of a greater Africa.
The President urges Dr Adesina to remain steadfast, dedicated and resolute in pursuing his noble goals for the institution, especially with the now expected second term in office, assuring him of the prayers and support of Nigerians.

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