Skip to content
Subscriber Only
Politics
Economics

Mnuchin Demands Independent Probe of African Bank President

  • U.S. has ‘deep reservations’ about ethics commitee findings
  • Bank chief Adesina is only candidate for president this year
Akinwumi Adesina

Akinwumi Adesina

Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg
Updated on

Sign up to our Next Africa newsletter and follow Bloomberg Africa on Twitter

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected plans by the African Development Bank’s board to end an investigation into its president, Akinwumi Adesina, and called for an independent probe into allegations against him.