The Vice President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development at the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Jennifer Blanke, on Thursday, resigned her appointment with the Bank.
Dr. Blanke explained that her resignation is purely for family reasons and the need to return home in Switzerland. She expressed her appreciation to Dr. Adesina Akinwumi, AfDB President for his leadership and which encouraged her team in carrying out their duties.
Dr. Blanke had stated: “I am leaving purely for family reasons to rejoin my family in Switzerland, after a very fulfilling time at the bank.
“I will miss the bank and the excellent team we have built. I will continue to strongly support the bank from wherever I am.
“I thank President Akinwumi Adesina for his strong leadership, guidance, and support which have undoubtedly motivated and helped my team and I to play a key role in the transformation of the bank.”
She joined the bank in 2017.
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