OrderPaperToday – President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, have congratulated Professor Akinwunmi Adesina on his re-election for a second term in office as the President of the African Development Bank(AfDB).
According to Lawan, Adesina’s victory “unequivocally affirms the confidence and trust of the shareholders, management and staff of the Bank in his leadership of the Bank and the direction he is taking it.”
He stated on this on Thursday in a press statement made available by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ola Awoniyi.
The President of the red chamber noted that his (Adesina) reelection is “an attestation to Adesina’s excellent performance as President, evident in the Bank’s numerous developmental initiatives on the African continent.”
He continued: “I am elated to convey the joy and pride of the entire National Assembly over the electoral acclamation for integrity, grace, substance and hard work.
“Your re-election should be an impetus for taking the continental financial institution to a greater height, realising that the reward for hard work is more work.”
Lawan advised Adesina to remain focused and resolute on his mission.
On his part, Gbajabiamila, described the re-election of Dr. Adesina as a triumph of integrity and dedication to duty.