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Buhari, Obi Congratulate Adesina For Coming Out Clean Of All Allegations Leveled Against Him

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President Muhammadu Buhari and former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi have sent a congratulatory message to the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina after he was cleared by an independent review panel.

Akinwumi Adesina, who was charged to court for ethical misconduct as the chief executive of the AfDB has now been exonerated from the 16 allegations leveled against him.

Buhari, through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina sent a congratulatory message to the AfDB boss for coming out clean of all allegations, saying that the bill of health given to him has validated his competence to further lead the organization.

He said: 

“President Muhammadu Buhari warmly rejoices with President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, on the clearing of all allegations against him by an anonymous group, and further validation of his competence and integrity to lead the institution.

“President Buhari 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.

“The President commends the eminent personalities, consisting of 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.

“President Buhari believes the conclusion of the review should 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.”

Also hailing Adesina’s exoneration, former Anambra State governor Peter Obi expressed his delight at the high level of integrity on display in the clearance of the AfDB Boss by the committee led Mary Robinson.

 Obi said: 

“I am, like every well-meaning Nigerian, very delighted at the high level of integrity on display in the clearance of AfDB President, Dr. Adesina, by the Mary Robinson-led committee.”

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