African Development Bank Group has appointed a new director-general for its office in Nigeria.
The bank announced Mr Lamin Barrow appointment in a statement issued on Tuesday.
President of AfDB, Dr Akinwumi Adesina speaing on the appointment said, “Lamin Barrow is a seasoned professional, with a proven track record in strategic management, country dialogue, portfolio management, negotiations and building partnerships.
“The Nigeria Country Office is strategic for the bank as it manages a large country portfolio and operations with State governments and the private sector.
“Lamin’s extensive managerial experience, knowledge in operations and excellent diplomatic skills in government relations at the highest levels will help to deepen our operations and engagements with the government and partners in Nigeria.”