AfDB Adesina Joins Nigeria’s Presidential Race, Picks APC Forms

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The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has joined the race to clinch the All Progressives Congress, APC presidential ticket.

The former minister of Agriculture under the Goodluck Jonathan administration, on today May 7, 2022, obtained the presidential nomination and expression of interest forms of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for N100 million.

A coalition of 28 groups comprising Nigerians in Diaspora One Nigeria Group, Prudent Youth Association of Nigeria, Youth Arise Movement, women groups, farmers, people with disabilities and other civil society organizations, were said to have contributed the N100m fee to buy the forms for the AfDB president Adesina.

Led by the head of One Nigeria Group, Mohammed Saleh, the groups made the payment and collected the acknowledgement slip for Adesina at the International Conference Center where the APC is currently selling the forms.

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