- The next President of the African Development Bank will be elected on 28 May
- Akinwumi Adesina is one of eight candidates for the role
Akinwumi Adesina is Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development and was named Forbes' African of the Year in 2013. He is a candidate to be the next president of the African Development Bank. The views expressed are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Africa is experiencing a never-before-seen economic and political transformation. Five of the world's 10 fastest-growing economies are located here.