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Clottey interview with Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, Nigeria Agricultural minister

  • Peter Clottey

A leading contender for president of the African Development Bank wants to see a strong regionally integrated Africa with increasing growth that is globally competitive. In an interview with VOA, Nigeria’s Agricultural Minister Akinwumi Adesina says his many years of work in Francophone and Anglophone countries, coupled with his passion to help eradicate poverty in Africa, qualifies him to become the next president of the African Development Bank.