The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, this week called on member countries of the institution to contribute to a further capital increase.
“At a time when we must all support Africa more vigorously to achieve the SDGs, the Bank needs more resources through a general capital increase,” he said. said Tuesday at the annual lunch diplomats posted in Abidjan.
In his plea for “the support of all the shareholders”, the Board of Directors and the governors of the Bank, the Nigerian wanted to rake wide to make known to the continent, “a much brighter and more promising future”.
As a reminder, the Senegalese President Macky Sall had launched, at the last annual meetings of the institution in Ahmedabad (India), a call for its recapitalization.
“That the Africans themselves appropriate this structure and that the non-regional also can strengthen the means of the ADB so that our development problem is reached,” he said in an intervention, the 23 may 2017 in India, alongside the president of the bank.
Rédacteur en chef de Financial Afrik. Basé à Lomé, Nephthali Messanh Ledy représente Financial Afrik depuis deux ans. Outre l’économie et les finances africaines, il est passionné de l’actualité internationale. Diplômé en Commerce International et en Marketing – Communication, il s’intéresse également aux réseaux sociaux et au football.