The president of the African Development Bank(AFDB), Dr. Adesina, was yesterday presented with a whopping cash award of $250,000 and Laureate sculpture at an event scheduled to hold in the United States of America.
The president of Nigeria, congratulate him on this giant stride. The president said “Certainly this didn’t come to me and very many Nigerians as a surprise, this is because going by your antecedents and contributions to the development of the field of agriculture across the entire African continent”.
Dr. Adedina is the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Recall, Adesina who now is the president of African Development Bank was a minister in the government of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan.