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Friday, July 19, 2024

Tinubu Congratulates Adesina For Winning Awolowo Leadership Prize

President Bola Tinubu extends heartfelt congratulations to Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), for being honored with the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership. Adesina now joins esteemed past recipients like Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka; former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, and lawyer-educationist, Afe Babalola.

President Tinubu commends Adesina’s visionary efforts to transform agriculture in Africa, emphasizing his pivotal role in enhancing Nigeria’s agricultural value chains during his tenure as the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Highlighting Adesina’s unblemished record, tested integrity, and significant leadership strides, especially in agriculture, President Tinubu acknowledges the global recognition bestowed upon him, including the World Food Prize in 2017.

Expressing best wishes, President Tinubu wishes Adesina continued success at the AfDB and strength in his dedicated service to Africa and humanity at large.

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