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Akinwumi A. Adesina
President of the African Development Bank (). Formerly, Honourable Minister of Agriculture, Federal Republic of Nigeria.
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Akinwumi A. Adesina 17h
When leaders serve their people, they do so with their heart. Heartless leaders lack emotion or empathy for people. They command. They do not serve. You hear their voice, but cannot feel their heart. Serve with your heart: it is the highway that connects leaders with people. ❤️❤️
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Akinwumi A. Adesina May 25
Thanks very much my dear sister . Your excellent work as former Group Treasurer of the World Bank and former Vice President at the African Development Bank sets you on a global pedestal where you continue to make Africa proud!
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Akinwumi A. Adesina May 25
As we celebrate Africa day today, I am determined more than ever to continue to accelerate Africa’s development. As long as God gives me breath, I will advance Africa’s aspirations, today and always! I am proudly African!😎💕
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Akinwumi A. Adesina May 25
Congratulations to President ⁦ of South Africa on his inauguration today. “I will build a nation where those seeking jobs can find them, especially our youth”. Well done President! The African Development Bank will support your vision! 👍🏼🎉⁩
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Akinwumi A. Adesina May 18
It was great visiting with President ⁦Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of Congo. African Development Bank & Africa50 will finance the historic bridge to link the two Congos: DRC & Republic of Congo. Thanks very much Mr. President! We will integrate Africa! 👍🏼⁦
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Akinwumi A. Adesina May 18
I am humbled and greatly honored to be conferred by President ⁦⁩ of Central Africa Republic with the prestigious recognition of Commander of the Order of Reconnaissance Centrafricaine. 🙏🏼🙏🏼
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Akinwumi A. Adesina May 18
I had wonderful meetings with President ⁦⁩ of Central Africa Republic in Bangui. African Development Bank will strongly support the government to reduce inequality, stabilize & create jobs for its youth. Despite the challenges, be strong. You will succeed!👍🏼
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Akinwumi A. Adesina May 18
It was great visiting President Obiang of Equatorial Guinea. I was amazed with the world-class infrastructure & hotels all across the country. They’ll host African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in June. It is an incredibly beautiful country. Seeing is believing!👍🏼
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Akinwumi A. Adesina May 18
I had excellent meetings yesterday with President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad. The African Development Bank will lead a bold plan, with other development partners, to achieve 100% electricity supply in Chad, via solar power. Let there be light! 👍🏽
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Akinwumi A. Adesina May 18
It was really great to see President ⁦⁩ in Kigali to discuss regional integration issues in East Africa. We must connect the region by railways. It will happen! 👍🏼
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Akinwumi A. Adesina May 4
Many thanks to Captain Riadh and the great crew of the Tunisia airways flight from Tunis to Abidjan today, for your wonderful hospitality. You make African airlines and Africa proud! Well done! 👍🏼
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Akinwumi A. Adesina May 4
It was such a great honor to receive from President Essebsi of Tunisia the highest national honors of Tunisia, the Grand Officer of the Order of Merit. Thank you Mr. President for Tunisia’s incredible support for the African Development Bank!🙏🏼🙏🏼💕⁦
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Akinwumi A. Adesina Apr 26
Innovation drives high performance. African Development Bank staff are empowered to innovate. I was delighted to join the Innopitch competition, our platform for recognizing innovation. I have great confidence in our staff! ⁦High 5 guys! ⁦⁦⁩ 🙌🏼🙌🏼👍🏼
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Akinwumi A. Adesina Apr 26
With my dear friend ⁦⁩ at his office. He is one of the most humble people I have ever known. Even his office has no airs about it. Focussed, simple, pragmatic businessman and philanthropist. He is such a great pride to Nigeria and Africa. Keep it up! 👍🏼
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Akinwumi A. Adesina Apr 25
One of the highlights of my visit to the State House in Abuja this week was seeing my former driver when I was a Minister, Alh. Gidago. It was such a joy to see him again to thank him for his good work and selfless national service! Thank you Gidado!🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
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Akinwumi A. Adesina Apr 25
Thank you UN Secretary General . Your leadership is crucial and you are doing a great job. I am honoured and delighted to partner with you and the UN to fast-track Africa’s development.
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Akinwumi A. Adesina retweeted
Presidency Nigeria Apr 23
Replying to @akin_adesina @MBuhari
Dr. told President that the fortunes of the Bank had significantly improved, earning global ratings in accountability and transparency, improved incomes and for making impact on the lives of millions of its target population.
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Akinwumi A. Adesina retweeted
Presidency Nigeria Apr 23
Addressing issues directly related to the , President expressed delight with successes recorded in the four years of Dr ’s tenure at the Bank.
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Akinwumi A. Adesina Apr 23
It was a great honour and pleasure to meet with H.E. President ⁦⁩ today at State House, Abuja. I deeply appreciate your strong personal support Mr. President. You can count on me and the African Development Bank for Nigeria! ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Akinwumi A. Adesina Apr 18
Happy 33rd Birthday to Rotimi: a cute and loving son! You always had a desire to do big things. It’s your special first birthday now as a dad yourself, Doc. You will one day be much greater than me! May God bless you more and more. With lots of love! Pops. 💕💕🎉🎉🎉🎊🎈
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