NAN recalls that the United States Treasury Department had called for an independent investigation of corruption charges raised against the ADB president after being released by the bank's ethics committee.
"Rest assured of my strong and firm conference and country support for your bold and progressive leadership of the ADB ", the president declared.
NAN reports that this occurred less than 48 hours after some 15 former presidents from African countries gathered support for Adhesin.
Likewise, the ambassador Harold Doley, the United States (USA) first representative of the AfDB, also urged the President Donald TrumpFrom the administration to support Adesina.
Doley, who said that supporting the ADB was good business for the United States, noted that since taking office in 2015, the current president of the bank has quickly restructured the bank and refined its focus through a high-level strategy5.