AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina, Declares That He Never Said That If Bola Tinubu Could Make Lagos The 5th Richest Economy In Africa And The Safest State In Nigeria, Then Be Sure That He Will As Nigeria’s President

The President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has denied writing a trending statement endorsing the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, for the 2023 Presidency, Page 36 learnt.

The purported viral statement reads: “If Senator Bola Tinubu could make Lagos the 5th richest economy in Africa, and the safest State in Nigeria, then be sure that he will as Nigeria’s President.”

Reacting however, Dr. Adesina’s Senior Advisor on Communications, Victor Oladokun, debunked the endorsement.

In a terse statement, he said that the reports of his Principal endorsing Tinubu are “untrue, mischievous, and fraudulent”.

He said: “For the avoidance of doubt, no such statement or endorsement has been made by the President of AfDB.”

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