The President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has been inducted into the African Leadership Hall Of Fame at the International Forum on African Leadership which is an event sponsored by African Leadership Magazine.
The President of AfDB, Dr Akinwumi Adesina who is presently serving his second term in office, is no doubt one of the best brains in the world, and a man that has been championing the growth of Africa in terms of investments in Infrastructure, Agriculture, energy, education and others.
African Leadership Magazine recognizes the contribution of exceptional Africans to the growth and development of the continent, as well as their ingenuity, entrepreneurial spirit and resilience that have contributed immensely to its growth and development.
Dr Akin Adesina while posing with his award on his official Twitter handle, thanked the organisers for the recognition, where he said:
“I am greatly honored and humbled to be inducted into the African Leadership Hall of Fame. Thank you African Leadership Magazine
for this honor. I will always serve Africa with all my capacity, mind and soul, with 100% commitment,” he said.
Past outstanding honourees of the African Leadership Magazine, who are also members of the Hall of Fame include,
H.E Hifikepunye Pohamba, former President of Namibia,
H.E. Jakaya Kikwete, former President of Tanzania;
H.E Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone;
H.E. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia;
H. E John Kufour former President of Ghana,
H.E Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, former President of Nigeria,
HRM Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, former Nigeria Central Bank Governor and Emir of Kano,
Dr. Mo Ibrahim, Founder Mo Ibrahim Prize for Leadership;
Dr. Donald Kebaruka, former President of the African Development Bank Group;
Hon. Xavier Luc-Duval, Vice Prime Minister, Republic of Mauritius;
Mo Dewji, CEO METL Group, Tanzania,
Alonzo Fulgam, Fmr. International Coordinator, USAID; Chief Oba Otudeko of the Honeywell Group,
H.E. President Hage Geingob of Namibia, US Congressman John Lewis, US Congressman Gregory Meeks