Buhari Appoints Oyebode Oyetunde As Executive Director At AFDB Representing Nigeria

March 17, 2021
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the appointment of Dr Oyebode Oyetunde as Executive Director for Nigeria at the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire.

Buhari Appoints Oyebode Oyetunde As Executive Director At AFDB Representing Nigeria 1

The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement titled “President Buhari approves appointment of Dr. Oyebode Oyetunde as Executive Director for Nigeria at AfDB.”

According to the statement, before the appointment, Oyetunde was Senior Special Assistant to the President on Finance and Fiscal Policy as well as Legal Matters in the Office of the Chief of Staff to President.

He was also Special Adviser (Fiscal Policy) to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning. He is a Chartered Accountant and a fiscal policy tax expert with 24 years of experience in investment banking.

Oyetunde is taking over from Dr Bright Okogu, whose tenure will come to an end at the bank on May 15, 2021, having served as a two-time Executive Director.

The statement added that “the position of the Executive Director in AfDB is strategic as it affords Nigeria the opportunity to be in the forefront when key policy decisions are taken regarding the African region.”

KanyiDaily recalls that last year, Nigeria’s Akinwumi Adesina was re-elected as the AfDB President for a second five-year term.

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